Time Wears Awa

DESCRIPTION: An old man recalls wooing his bride. Now time has stolen their youth. They still dream of the happy days of their youth but age brings "toil and pain" "[S]till the birds and burnies sing... [as] when we were young and free."
AUTHOR: Thomas Elliot (source: McMorland-Scott)
EARLIEST DATE: 1989 (McMorland-Scott)
KEYWORDS: age courting love marriage husband wife
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McMorland-Scott, pp. 49-50, 150, "Time Wears Awa" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #21760
File: McSc049

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