I'll Lie nae Mair My Lane

DESCRIPTION: Jean, at sixteen, sits by a dyke complaining that she'll soon be old and gray and would not lie alone. Her mother says she's too young. She names boy friends who were not serious. Robin overhears her, proposes, they marry and no more lie alone.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (Greig/Duncan5)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage mother
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Greig/Duncan5 989, "I'll Lie nae Mair My Lane" (1 text)
Roud #6729
File: GrD5989

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