Way Down in Maine

DESCRIPTION: "Once upon a time I loved a feller, Way down in Maine, He seed me hum (home) under his umbrella." Her calico ends up torn by the frightening rain. Her mother feeds the man. He will not marry her. So she declares, "I'm in the market still."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection humorous
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, p. 405, "'Way Down in Maine" (1 text)
Roud #6586
File: TNY405

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