Shilling or Twa (II), A
DESCRIPTION: Probably derived from "A Shilling or Twa (I)." The singer declares "Awa' wi' your dearies and juice o' the vine... gie me the glint o' a shillin' or twa." He rejects honor and fame; all he wants is "A bonnie, bright siller white shillin' or twa."
AUTHOR: Words: William Fleming
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Ord)
KEYWORDS: money commerce nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ord, pp. 389-390, "A Shilling or Twa" (1 text)
cf. "A Shilling or Twa (I)"
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