This Night We Part Forever

DESCRIPTION: "This night we part forever; Thou are nothing more to me. From thee each tie I'll sever That binds my heart to thee." She will not admit to sorrow, says she does not want his love, tells him to court another, says he blighted her hopes, and blesses him
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: love separation nonballad
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownII 159, "This Night We Part Forever" (1 text)
Roud #3630
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "I'll Be All Smiles Tonight" (theme)
NOTES: Sort of an "I'll Be All Smiles Tonight" with less smiling and more griping. - RBW
File: BrII159

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