DESCRIPTION: "In a saft simmer gloamin' In yon dowie dell, It was there we twa first met, By Wearie's cauld well." The singer recalls the lovers' meeting. Now "faith fades in your heart." She will marry another. "May thy joys be to come -- Mine live in the past"
AUTHOR: Motherwell (source: Whistle-Binkie)
EARLIEST DATE: 1842 (Whistle-Binkie)
KEYWORDS: courting love rejection nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #20, p. 2, "Wearie's Well" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: Whistle-Binkie [, First Series] (Glasgow, 1842 ("Digitized by Microsoft")), pp. 98-100, "Wearie's Well" (1 text)
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