Seek Not from Whence Love She Came

DESCRIPTION: The singer loves a colleen who's "happy in old Donegal." "Her figure is proper and tall,' her voice is "sweeter by far than the songbird." Singer says "I know she's an angel, And I'm not going to tell you her name." Soon they will marry.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1980 (IRHardySons)
KEYWORDS: courting Ireland nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #17897
RECORDINGS:
Mary Anne Connelly, "Seek Not from Whence Love She Came" (on IRHardySons)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Pride of Kilkee" (motif: hiding a sweetheart's name) and references there
cf. "Tons of Bright Gold" (motif: hiding a sweetheart's name) and references there
File: RcSNWLSC

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