Beautiful Nancy

DESCRIPTION: "As Beautiful Nancy was walking one day, She met a young sailor, all on the highway." She has not seen Jemmy for three years. He says he is rich and asks if she will fancy him. She says she will always be true to Jemmy. He reveals himself; they marry
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1891 (Ashton-Sailor)
KEYWORDS: love sailor separation reunion money
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ashton-Sailor, #56, "Beautiful Nancy" (1 text)
Roud #18525
File: AshS056

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