Charming Belfast Lass, The
DESCRIPTION: "Passing down by York Street mill" the singer meets Mary Brown, "charming Belfast Lass." She agrees go with him "to yon rural plain." "Our talk of love was all sincere As on the flowery banks we lay." The next day they go to church and are married.
EARLIEST DATE: 1825 (according to Leyden)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage sex
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Leyden 24, "The Charming Belfast Lass" (1 text, 1 tune)
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