DESCRIPTION: Blythe and happy was I" meeting Mary "among the flowers of Killy's Den." The singer meets her walking by the mill and "gently led her up the glen." "At ilka kiss she dropped a tear, We parted soon to meet again"
EARLIEST DATE: 1864 (dated manuscript, according to Greig-Duncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting flowers
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 710, "Killy's Den" (2 texts, 1 tune)
cf. "The Spanish Lady" (tune, per GreigDuncan4)
Amongst the Flowers o' Kylieden
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