Fat'll Mak a Bonnie Lassie Blythe an' Glad?

DESCRIPTION: What makes a bonnie lassie "blythe ang glad? A lang winter's nicht an' her ain dearest lad." What makes her pale and wan? "A weel made bed and a braw young man." What makes her weary soon? A long winter night and an ill spinning wheel.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Greig/Duncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting pregnancy nonballad questions
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan5 932, "Fat'll Mak a Bonnie Lassie Blythe an' Glad?" (2 texts, 3 tunes)
Roud #6748
cf. "The White Cockade" (tune, per Greig/Duncan5)
cf. "Sandy's the Lad That I'm Gaun Wi'" (tune, per Greig/Duncan5)
cf. "I'll Kiss Ye Yet, and I'll Clap Ye Yet" (tune, per Greig/Duncan5)
cf. "Yon Town, Bonnie Lassie" (tune, per Greig/Duncan5)
File: GrD5932

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