Norlan' Laddie, The

DESCRIPTION: "A Norlan' Johnnie" woos "a Southlan' Jenny." He is so bashful he can hardly speak "till blinks o' her beauty and hopes o' her siller" force him to speak. She agrees to go with him. It's not clear whether or not he backs down (see NOTES)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting money
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 864, "The Norlan' Laddie" (1 text)
Roud #6226
NOTES [27 words]: The GreigDuncan4 text is missing lines. The last two lines comment that Southern lasses "are a' for dressing" but Northern lasses "mind milking and threshing." - BS
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