Weel-Faured Maid, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer meets "a weel-faur'd maid ... comin' thro' the broom." She refuses to tell her name and claims she is too young to have a man. He gets ready to leave but she calls him back. They kiss, marry, and settle happily in Glasgow.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting wedding beauty youth
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 958, "The Weel-Faured Maid" (5 texts, 3 tunes)
Roud #6765
ALTERNATE TITLES:
The Squire's Wooing
Comin' Thro' the Broom
NOTES: This is like "Braes of Strathblane," "The Rejected Lover" and "The Slighted Suitor" (boy meets girl, girl rejects boy, boy prepares to leave, girl changes her mind, boy does what?) with a happy ending. - BS
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File: GrD5958

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