Water's Deep, Love, I Canna Wide, The

DESCRIPTION: "Where would I get a tiny boat To carry my love and ?" He buys a tiny boat for five pounds and "that very night the two were married"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (Greig)
KEYWORDS: elopement sea floatingverses
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #121, p. 3, ("The water's deep, love, I canna wide") (1 fragment)
GreigDuncan7 1359, "The Water's Deep, Love, I Canna Wide" (1 text)

Roud #7237
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Waly Waly (The Water is Wide)" (verse)
NOTES: The first verse is the familiar one from "Waly Waly (The Water is Wide)" suggested by the title. The second verse completes the story. - BS
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