Sinnerin o' Me and My Love, The

DESCRIPTION: The seventeen year old pregnant singer sees her false lover and curses the church and minister of his coming marriage, future wife and sons ["every year a burial"], farm and waters. "The woman never will follow you ... That will love you so well's I do"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting infidelity curse pregnancy nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #126, pp. 1-2, "The Sinnerin o' Me and My Love"; Greig #121, p. 3, ("To-morrow's my lovie's wedding day") (1 text plus 2 fragments)
GreigDuncan6 1148, "The Sinnerin o' Me and My Love" (3 texts)

Roud #6325
File: GrD61148

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