“The Auld Quarry Knowe”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: courting marriage age nonballad
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"Oh, weel I mind the joys we had, In youth's bright sunny days... But better far I mind the time... When daffin' wi' my Jessie On the auld quarry knowe." Now old, both he and his wife are past their prime, but still he recalls the happy days

References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 141-142, "The Auld Quarry Knowe" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6147
  3. BI, FCS141