DESCRIPTION: "Wen the sun climbs over the hills And the skylark sings so merrily, Then I my little basket fill And trudge away to the village cheerily." The girl sells lavender to "keep my mother, myself, and my brother"; she cries, "Come and buy my lavender."
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: commerce home mother family orphan
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownIII 245, "Lavender Girl" (1 text)
cf. Gardner/Chickering, p. 480, "Lavender Girl" (source notes only)
cf. "Sweet Blooming Lavender" (theme)
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