Sprightly Young Damsel

DESCRIPTION: Daughter complains of pains. Mother says it's time to marry the rich miller. Daughter would marry the unsuspecting father, poor farmer Willie. Mother refuses. Daughter reminds mother of her own indiscretions. Mother relents and prepares a grand wedding.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (according to notes to IRClare01)
KEYWORDS: wedding pregnancy dialog humorous mother miller
FOUND IN: Ireland
Roud #18473
RECORDINGS:
Michael "Straighty"' Flanagan, "Sprightly Young Damsel" (on IRClare01)
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Between the Meadow and the Moss" (theme: daughter reminds mother of her own indiscretions)
File: RcSpYDam

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