Convict Maid, The

DESCRIPTION: "You lads and lasses all attend to me While I relate my tale of misery; By hopeless love I was once betrayed, And now I am, alas, a convict maid." Her lover had her rob her master's store; now she is sentenced for seven years. She regrets her error
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1964
KEYWORDS: robbery transportation love punishment
FOUND IN: Australia
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Paterson/Fahey/Seal, pp. 58-60, "The Convict Maid" (1 text)
Fahey-Eureka, p. 26, "The Convict Maid" (1 text, 1 tune)
Manifold-PASB, p. 19, "The Convict Maid" (1 text, 1 tune)
DT, CONVCTMD*

Roud #5479
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Croppy Boy (I)" [Laws J14] (tune)
File: FaE026

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