Bushes and Briars

DESCRIPTION: "Through bushes and through briars I lately took my way." "Long time have I been waiting for the coming of my dear." "Sometimes I am uneasy... Sometimes I think I'll go... And tell to him my mind." But she fears being too bold
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Reeves-TheEverlastingCircle)
KEYWORDS: love separation animal
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond,South))
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Reeves-TheEverlastingCircle 18, "Bushes and Briars" (1 text)
Palmer-FolkSongsCollectedBy-Ralph-VaughanWilliams, #16, "Bushes and Briars" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Maud Karpeles, _Folk Songs of Europe_, Oak, 1956, 1964, p. 42, "Bushes and Briars" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1027
Through Bushes and Briars
File: FSOE026

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