“The Pedlar”

Author: William Watt
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: love courting rambling money elopement
Found in: Britain(Scotland)


"The pedlar ca'd in by the house o' Glenneuk" and begins bargaining -- for his goods and the hosts' daughters. Although the parents discourage it, one daughter is interested. She departs with him; they are married; he proves very successful in business

Cross references



  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 126-128, "The Pedlar" (1 text)
  2. Ord, pp. 140-142, "The Pedlar" (1 text)
  3. Roud #5552
  4. BI, FVS126