My name is sweet Mary, my age is sixteen,
My father's a farmer on yonder green,
He's plenty of mon-ey to dress me in silks,
For there's nae bonny laddie to tak' me awa'.
Journal of the Folk Song Society, vol.V issue 19, 1915
Sung by girls from Loanfield and Lossiemouth, at Loch Awe, Scotland, Sept. 1900.
Collected by Annie Geddes Gilchrist
(Search Roud index at VWML) Take Six