Lillian Brown

DESCRIPTION: "While the sun in his sinking beauty Was shining brightly in the West, A fair fortune maiden was thinking How soon she would meet her death." Lillian Brown, a Virginian boarding near West Durham Mill, takes poison and dies.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1922 (Brown)
KEYWORDS: suicide
HISTORICAL REFERENCES:
1914 - Reported date of Lillian Brown's suicide
FOUND IN: US(SE)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BrownII 299, "Lillian Brown" (1 text)
ST BrII299 (Full)
Roud #6638
NOTES: This piece, only three stanzas long, gives no motivation for Ms. Brown's suicide, and the editors of Brown were not able to elucidate. - RBW
File: BrII299

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