Roger's Courtship

DESCRIPTION: Roger's father instructs the boy in how to find a wife. He should dress in his best and kiss each pretty girl he meets. He meets (Grace/Nell), and tries his procedure. She slaps him. He asks how she dare reject such a fine specimen as he, then goes home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection father clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South),Scotland(Aber)) Ireland
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Greig #151, p. 1, "Roger" (1 text)
GreigDuncan4 760, "Roger" (3 texts, 2 tunes)
Williams-Thames, pp. 171-172, "Old Mother Hooligan" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Gl 166)
SHenry H820, pp. 257-258, "Roger's Courtship" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #575
ALTERNATE TITLES:
Jan's Courtship
Roger and Nell
Robin's Courtship
I'll Awa to My Mither I Will
NOTES: GreigDuncan4: "Learnt from father forty-five years ago. Noted 1905." - BS
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File: HHH520

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