Bonnie Boy I Loved, The

DESCRIPTION: The singer says "Once I loved a bonny boy ... the more that I loved him, the sacerer [saucier] he grew." He left her, but then sent a rose to win her back. She returned his rose: "her's to you and your love and hear's [sic] to me and mine"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting flowers nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1137, "The Bonnie Boy I Loved" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #6827
cf. "Farewell He" (theme) and references there
File: GrD61137

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