My Lovie She's Little

DESCRIPTION: The singer says his love is little, with "handsome foot" and "weel-made middle." He wishes she would fancy him. If she were ale the sight of her would warm him on the coldest night. He would buy her new shoes.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting love clothes nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 937, "My Lovie She's Little," GreigDuncan8 Addenda, "My Lovie She's Little" (16 texts, 17 tunes)
Roud #6752
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Carrickfergus" (tune, per GreigDuncan5)
cf. "Oh Gin My Love War a Red Rose" (lyrics about ale warming on the coldest night)
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Courting in Yon Rashy Glen
File: GrD5937

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