DESCRIPTION: She says Bogie is cold and bare. He says it is not. She fears he will steal her heart and tempt her to follow far away to Bogie. He says he would keep her from care. She agrees to go. They marry and she's "ne'er had cause to dree"
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Greig/Duncan4)
KEYWORDS: courting marriage travel dialog
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig-FolkSongInBuchan-FolkSongOfTheNorthEast #49, p. 1, "Bonnie Bogie" (1 text)
Greig/Duncan4 868, "Bogie" (3 texts, 3 tunes)
NOTES [11 words]: The Bogie is a tributary of the Deveron River in Aberdeenshire. - BS
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