Shepherd's Song (III), The

DESCRIPTION: "There was a young shepherd a-tending of his sheep when a girl comes by. He play his pipes; she "turned her head then so modestly away." But she consents to marry, and he reveals that he is wealthy; they live a happy and wealthy life
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1971 (CopperSeason)
KEYWORDS: courting escape money marriage children
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
CopperSeason, p. 216, "The Shepherd's Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1208
cf. cf. "The Jolly Beggar" [Child 279] (theme) and references there
File: CoSea216

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