Stripling, The

DESCRIPTION: A young man of 18 loves a 29 year old woman. He gathers flowers, lies with them at his head and feet, and claims to be dying for her love. She says when he is in his prime he'll slight her for being old. She goes with him anyway.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan5)
KEYWORDS: age love
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan5 987, "The Stripling" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #6270
File: GrD5987

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