Bold Trainor O
DESCRIPTION: The singer is seduced by Trainor who is studying at Trinity for the priesthood. She asks him, in vain, not to become a priest. She would avoid the marriage her parents would arrange. "To the way of Religion myself I will incline"
EARLIEST DATE: before 1863 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 11(3357))
KEYWORDS: love seduction rejection lover clergy
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin-Cronin 31, "Beautiful and Bold Trainer-O" (1 text)
Bodleian,Harding B 11(3357), "Bold Trainor O" ("I am a young damsel that lies here in bondage"), H. Such (London), 1849-1862; also 2806 b.9(233), "An admired song called Bold Trainor O"
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