Come All You Fair Maidens (I)

DESCRIPTION: A man complains to "fair maidens" that men are taken in by girls who "come dancing before you great favors to gain" until "you're not your own man... for selling your freedom to buy you a wife."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Owens-2ed)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage warning dancing nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Owens-2ed, pp. 107-108, "Come All You Fair Maidens" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: Ow2E107

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