Foggy Dew (IV), The
DESCRIPTION: The singer, a shepherd, asks Jenny if he can carry her milking pail. She says he should not pity her. He proposes, she agrees, "and straight to church we went" and are happily married.
EARLIEST DATE: before 1867 (broadside, Bodleian Firth b.25(415))
KEYWORDS: courting marriage shepherd
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
GreigDuncan7 1495d, "The Foggy Dew" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Kidson-Tunes, pp. 165-166, "The Foggy Dew" (1 text, 1 tune)
Bodleian, Firth b.25(415), "The Foggy Dew" ("What shepherd was like me so blest"), J. Harkness (Preston), 1840-1866; also Firth b.34(212)[only the first verse and 3 lines of second verse], "The Foggy Dew"
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