Bruce's Lines

DESCRIPTION: The singer told Annie that he was leaving for the Highlands to be a shepherd for a while. He said they should be true. "He had in the Highlands But a short time to be But ere he came back O married was she." He warns young men "never love a rose too much"
AUTHOR: Rev. Andrew Bruce (source: Greig)
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting infidelity parting return shepherd warning
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #24, p. 1, "Bruce's Lines" (1 text)
GreigDuncan6 1195, "Bruce's Lines" (8 texts, 8 tunes)

Roud #6276
ALTERNATE TITLES:
One Midsummer Evening
Bonny Annie
File: GrD61195

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