Take Back the Engagement Ring

DESCRIPTION: "One moonlight night a year ago," two lovers courted. He proposes. She later declares, "Take back the ring you gave me, Take it back, Jack, I pray. Wearing it would deprave me, More than I am today. To make me your wife would wrong you...."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Finger)
KEYWORDS: courting ring rejection
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Finger, p. 7, "Take Back the Engagement Ring" (1 excerpt)
Roud #15951
File: Fing007

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