Country Lass (I), The

DESCRIPTION: "Although I am a country lass, A lofty mind bear I." Although not from the city, she dresses well and looks beautiful. She does not have city vices. The women of the country do useful work together. She refuses to feel inferior to the women of the city
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1887 (Ashton)
KEYWORDS: nonballad farming beauty clothes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Chappell-PopularMusicOfTheOldenTime, pp. 375-376, "The Country Lass" (1 text, 1 tune)
Chappell/Wooldridge-OldEnglishPopularMusic I, p. 300, "(The Country Lass)" (1 tune, partial text)
ADDITIONAL: John Ashton, _A Century of Ballads_, Elliot Stock, London, 1887; reprinted 1968 by Singing Tree Press, pp. 37-41, "The Countrey Lasse" (1 text)

Roud #5520
What tho' I am a Country Lass
File: JACB037

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