New Moon, True Moon

DESCRIPTION: "New moon, true moon, Tell me who shall marry me; Tell me the color of his hair, The garments he shall wear." Perhaps to be recited if one sees the new moon over one's right shoulder.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Henry, from Mrs. Henry C. Gray, or her maid)
KEYWORDS: marriage courting clothes hair nonballad
FOUND IN: US(Ap)
REFERENCES (2 citations):
MHenry-Appalachians, p. 238, (no title) (1 short text)
Welsch, p. 269, "(no title)" (1 short text)

File: MH238D

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