Lubin's Rural Cot

DESCRIPTION: "Returning homeward o'er the plain Upon a market day, A sudden storm of wind and rain O'ertook me on the way." The singer shelters in Lubin's rural cot, where he entertains her delightfully. He offers marriage; she happily accepts
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1904 (Ford); 19C (broadside, NLScotland L.C.Fol.178.A.2(196))
KEYWORDS: home courting marriage storm
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Ford-Vagabond, pp. 178-180, "Lubin's Rural Cot" (1 text, 1 tune)
Greig #114, pp. 1-2, "Lubin's Rural Cot" (1 text)
GreigDuncan5 955, "Lubin's Rural Cot" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #6263
BROADSIDES:
Bodleian, Firth b.25(505), "Lubin's Rural Cot ("Returning home, across the plain"), E. Keys (Devonport), no date
NLScotland, L.C.Fol.178.A.2(196), "Lubin's Rural Cot" ("Returning homewards o'er the plain"), unknown, c.1840

NOTES: Why do I suspect there is more going on here than meets the eye? - RBW
Last updated in version 2.5
File: FVS178

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