Nonsense of Men, The

DESCRIPTION: "I hate to be teased by the nonsense of men," so the girl accepts her mother's advice to always say "No" to men. But young piper Donnelly wins her heart; after many requests, "I mistook and said Yes!" She lives happily and advises others to say "Yes."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1932 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection marriage
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H472, pp. 258-259, "The Nonsense of Men" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1459
cf. "No, John, No" (theme)
File: HHH472

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