Jolly Ploughman Lad, The

DESCRIPTION: "The jolly jolly ploughman lad goes whistling o'er the lea." He "whistles a' the day ... And he trysts his bonnie lassie Jean." They marry. He still whistles and "bairnies play at hide and seek." When old they live happily among their grown children
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: age love marriage farming children
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 414, "The Jolly Ploughman Lad" (1 text)
Roud #5936
File: GrD3414

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