Fillin' o' the Punchbowl Wearies Me, The
DESCRIPTION: "The fillan o' the punch bowl, That wearies me; The fillan o't up, an' the drinkan' o't doon, An' the kissan o' a bonnie lass, That cheeries me."
EARLIEST DATE: 1898 (Gomme)
KEYWORDS: courting drink nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan3 599, "The Fillin' o' the Punchbowl Wearies Me" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
cf. "He's a Bonnie, Bonnie Laddie That I'm Gaun Wi'" (tune, per Greig/Duncan3)
NOTES [12 words]: The current description is from Gomme 2.84 re the "Punch Bowl" game. - BS
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