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 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting pregnancy nonballad questions
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 932, "Fat'll Mak a Bonnie Lassie Blythe an' Glad?" (2 texts, 3 tunes)
Roud #6748
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The White Cockade" (tune, per GreigDuncan5)
cf. "Sandy's the Lad That I'm Gaun Wi'" (tune, per GreigDuncan5)
cf. "I'll Kiss Ye Yet, and I'll Clap Ye Yet" (tune, per GreigDuncan5)
cf. "Yon Town, Bonnie Lassie" (tune, per GreigDuncan5)
File: GrD5932

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