Parting Words

DESCRIPTION: "When the parting words were spoken And I told him he was free... I am free, oh, free again...." She has seen him with another; accuses him of falsehood, says she will be true; he wipes away a tear, murmuring, "Life is nothing more to me."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: love courting betrayal floatingverses
REFERENCES (2 citations):
BrownII 160, "Parting Words" (1 text)
BrownSchinhanIV 160, "Parting Words" (1 excerpt, 1 tune)

Roud #6576
cf. "Farewell He" (plot)
cf. "Ella Lea" (floating lyrics)
cf. "Thou Hast Learned to Love Another" (floating lyrics)
cf. "Faded Flowers" (floating lyrics)
NOTES [31 words]: A rather confused piece; the overall plot is very much like "Farewell He," but with the strange report of his despair at the end. Many of the lyrics float; see the cross-references. - RBW
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File: BrII160

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