Carlie, Can Ye Hushle Ony?

DESCRIPTION: Jenny, "nae regarded by naebody," invites John to cuddle, and then to "hushle." She has a baby but says she regrets it. He reminds her of her encouragement. At the naming the parson tells John it is not his. John promises to "put a trick upon her"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: seduction sex marriage childbirth
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1382, "Carlie, Can Ye Hushle Ony?" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #7244
NOTES [40 words]: We can assume that the couple marry. When the parson says, "This bairn's no been got by you, The lassie young she does you truckle, This is the wye she does you cuckol'," he clearly intends to turn those tables.
GreigDuncan7: "Circa 1860." - BS
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