Flower of Breakshill, The
DESCRIPTION: "Some sing o' the maidens sa blythsom and free" but the singer praises "the flower of Breakshill." He praises her modesty and virtue, "her sweet smiling face Where roses and lilies are rivalled in grace"
EARLIEST DATE: before 1914 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: virtue beauty nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 721, "The Flower of Breakshill" (1 text)
NOTES: GreigDuncan4 seems to be a fragment.
GreigDuncan4: "Brakeshill is a farm to the north of Mintlaw near Old Deer." - BS
Last updated in version 2.5
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.