Soldier Came to a Bonnie Lassie's Window, A

DESCRIPTION: "A soldier came to a bonnie lassie's window." She says, "I winna lat in my red coat sodger To do as he has done before." He says he'd just stand sentry over her room. She questions why he takes off shoes and stockings; "nor do I mean to fright the cat"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: seduction dialog nightvisit soldier
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 790, "A Soldier Came to a Bonnie Lassie's Window" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6199
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Young Munro" (tune, per GreigDuncan4)
File: GrD4790

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