“The Blinkin' O't”

Author: James Grieg ?
Earliest date: 1904 (Ford)
Keywords: love rejection beauty
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

Description

"O it wasna her daddy's lairdly kin, It wasna her siller -- the clinkin' o't... 'Twas er ain blue e'e, the blinkin' o't... My heart an' a' she's stown awa' Wi' the lythesome, blythesome blinkin' o't." The singer praises the girl but is rejected

References

  1. Ford-Vagabond, pp. 169-170, "The Blinkin' O't" (1 text)
  2. Roud #6135
  3. BI, FVS169