Come, All Ye Good People, I Pray You Attend
DESCRIPTION: "Now to all ye young women, I do you advise": we are "as full of flattery as a cloud's full of rain ... much like a garden with weeds overgrown" and men grow tired of us as time passes. .".. be modest and wise" and if he leaves you've done your best.
EARLIEST DATE: 1860 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 917, "Come, All Ye Good People, I Pray You Attend" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES: GreigDuncan4 quoting Duncan: "It is from a manuscript book, and is entitled 'A Song', and is dated May 5th, 1860." - BS
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