Time Enough Yet

DESCRIPTION: The young man begs the girl to marry; she replied that there is "time enough yet." After hearing enough of this he says he will never return. She soon asks him to come back. He replies there is "time enough yet." Girls are warned not to delay marraige
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1866 (Musick-JAF-TheOldAlbumOf-William-A-Larkin)
KEYWORDS: love courting rejection
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Belden-BalladsSongsCollectedByMissourFolkloreSociety, pp. 197-198, "Time Enough Yet" (1 text plus an excerpt from 1 more)
Randolph 369, "Time Enough Yet" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Musick-JAF-TheOldAlbumOf-William-A-Larkin 21, "Time Enouf Yet" [sic] (1 text)
Brown/Schinhan-FrankCBrownCollectionNCFolklore5 662, "Come All Ye Young Ladies" (1 short text, 1 tune)

Roud #4264
File: R369

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