My Sweetheart's Dying Words

DESCRIPTION: The dying girl says, "Dear Charlie dear, don't grieve for me... For when I'm dead and leave this world, I'll pray for you and the other girl." Recalling his love, she dies. "Twas then I realized she'd been true." He says he will never marry the other girl
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1952 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: love betrayal death
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownII 169, "My Sweetheart's Dying Words" (1 text)
Roud #6581
NOTES [33 words]: Really smart, Charlie: Betray one, then betray the other because the first one is dead. You sound like a corporate CEO testifying to congress about where the missing ten billion dollars went.... - RBW
File: BrII169

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