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"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1914 (Greig/Duncan4)
KEYWORDS: virtue beauty nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan4 721, "The Flower of Breakshill" (1 text)
Roud #6158
NOTES [19 words]: Greig/Duncan4 seems to be a fragment.
Greig/Duncan4: "Brakeshill is a farm to the north of Mintlaw near Old Deer." - BS
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File: GrD4721

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