That Rogue Reilly
DESCRIPTION: "There's a boy that follows me every day, although he declares that I use him vilely." He is like "the very shadow at my feet." Her mother sends her away to make hay but Reilly is there. Her aunt recommends a nunnery but she would rather be bothered.
EARLIEST DATE: before 1863 (broadside, Bodleian Harding B 11(3382))
KEYWORDS: courting farming
REFERENCES (1 citation):
O'Conor, p. 57, "That Rogue Reilly" (1 text)
Bodleian, Harding B 11(3382), "That Raking, Ranting, Reilly", H. Such (London), 1849-1862; also Harding B 11(3231), "The Ranting Reilly"; Harding B 20(144), "Raking, Ranting Reilly"; also Harding B 11(3306), "The Rogue Reilly "
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