“The Banks of Inverurie (Inverary)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: courting servant rejection
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"One day as I was walking... On the banks of Inverurie I spied a bonnie lass." He asks her to wed. She replies that she knows he is a rake. He says he has reformed, and calls his servants to demonstrate his honesty. He again appeals to her to marry.

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References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 258-259, "The Banks of Inverurie" (1 text)
  2. Ord, pp. 199-200, "The Banks of Inverurie" (1 text)
  3. DT, BNKINVER*
  4. Roud #1415
  5. BI, FVS258