Noo I'm Just a Lassie in Want o' a Man
DESCRIPTION: The singer "would like to get marriet as sune as I can; I hae a' the perfections a man's heart could wish." She has oiled her hair, put her glasses away and bought a new gown. "Folk'll try mony a plan Fan they hae ony hope o' ensnarin' a man"
AUTHOR: Mrs Will of Alehousehill (source: Greig)
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan8)
KEYWORDS: courting clothes hair nonballad oldmaid
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #38, p. 2, ("I hae looked in the glass"); Greig #41, p. 3, "("Noo I'm just a lassie in want o' a man") (2 fragments)
GreigDuncan8 1915, "Noo I'm Just a Lassie in Want o' a Man" (1 text)
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