Weel Aul' Man, The

DESCRIPTION: "On yonder hill and yonder howe" lives a wealthy farmer who wants "a bit wiffie o' his ain." He courts Jean. Her mother speaks out in his favor. Jean says courting her mother will not win her heart. Then he kisses Jean which does win Jean's heart.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting farming mother
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 814, "The Weel Aul' Man" (1 text)
Roud #6211
File: GrD4814

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