“Dugall Quin”


Dugall Quin comes to court Lissie. He asks her if she would love him if he were poor (she would). She asks if he would like her if she were rich (he would). Despite her parents' opposition (since they think him poor), she goes with him and is well-off.

Cross references


  1. Child 294, "Dugall Quin" (1 text)
  2. Roud #3928
  3. BI, C294


Author: unknown
Keywords: courting poverty money
Found in: Britain(Scotland)