“Oh Molly, I Can't Say That You're Honest”

Author: Samuel Lover (1797-1868)
Earliest date: 1901 (O'Conor)
Keywords: love courting father mother humorous
Found in: Ireland

Description

"Oh, Molly, I can't say that you're honest, You've stolen my heart from my breast." "I know that you father is stingy... 'Tis mighty small change that you'll bring me Exceptin' the change of your name." He throws a rock at her window to say he was there

References

  1. SHenry H82, p. 262, "An Irish Serenade" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. O'Conor, p. 14, "Oh Molly, I Can't Say You're Honest" (1 text)
  3. Roud #6918
  4. BI, HHH082