Dinna Think, Bonny Lassie, I'm Gaun to Leave You

DESCRIPTION: He says he's going but will "come again and see thee." She asks him to "stay this night wi' your love" He says he'll only be gone "a night and hauf a day." She insists he stay. He does, "and never leave[s] my dearie"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1854 (_The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs ..._)
KEYWORDS: love separation dialog
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan8 1519, "Dinna Think, Bonny Lassie, I'm Gaun to Leave You" (1 fragment)
ADDITIONAL: The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century, (London, 1854 ("Digitized by Google")), pp. 69-70, "Dinna Think, Bonnie Lassie"

Roud #12948
NOTES: Concerning The Illustrated Book of Scottish Songs ...: "Anonymous, but attributed to Hector Macnell, though not included by him in the collection of his works." - BS
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File: GrD81519

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