A young suitor offers wealth if a young woman will go with him, but she rejects all his material possessions, saying all she wants is a "fine young man".
Notaichean a' Chlàir
4 verses of 4 lines.
This song is a variant or progenitor of 'Lady on the Mountain' (Roud 2603), typically found as a children's singing game. It may be related to a number of similar courtship-dialogue songs, including 'The Keys of Canterbury'/'A Paper of Pins' (Roud 573) and 'The Quaker's Courthip'/'Madam, I Have come A-Courting' (Roud 716)
Off tape, Belle Stewart says that she got the song from her brother, Donald Stewart.
See: 'Queen Amang the Heather' (S. Stewart, 2006) p. 28