Give Me a Prein

DESCRIPTION: Gie's a preen [pin] to stick i' my thoom, To carry my lady to London toon. Oh London toon's a bonnie braw place; It's a' covered over wi' gold an' lace
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1828 (Lyle-Crawfurd2)
KEYWORDS: playparty injury
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Lyle-Crawfurd2 176, "Give Me a Prein" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: James Inglis, Oor Ain Folk (Edinburgh, 1894 (second edition) ("Digitized by Google")), p. 100, ("Gie's a preen to stick i' my thoom") (1 text)

Roud #15525
cf. "Carry My Lady to London" (first two lines (see Gomme 1.59))
NOTES [9 words]: The current description is all of the Inglis text. - BS
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File: LyCr2176

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