The Farmers Bride ("The Farmers Bride" (She is not called by her…
The Farmers Bride
"The Farmers Bride"
She is not called by her own name
She is in possession of the farmer
"Three summers since I chose a maid"
She didn't have any input on the decision
"maid" = Virgin
"Like the shut of a winters day"
"Out 'moung the sheep,her be"
The judgement of the local community
They think she is strange
"But like a mouse"
Animals - Timid
hardly heard her speak at all"
Emphasis that she will not speak to him
"The short days shorten and the oaks are brown"
"Too young maybe"