Bowl of Green Peas, The

DESCRIPTION: "I'll sing you a ditty Of a fair maid so pretty Who lives from the city Some seventeen miles." The singer went to court "Mariar" in a briar. When he asked to wed, she smashed a bowl of green peas over his head. Now his friends are always offering him peas
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1934 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: love courting marriage humorous
FOUND IN: US(So)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 378, "The Bowl of Green Peas" (1 text)
Roud #7629
File: R378

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