Farewell False-Hearted Young Man

DESCRIPTION: A letter from a deserted girl to her lover accuses him of going back on his promise "to mak me yer ain." If she is married he will be invited to the wedding. If she dies first she thinks he will come to the burial. Now, "I've got another to think upon"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: courting nonballad baby
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #140, p. 2, "Farewell" (1 text)
GreigDuncan6 1177, "Farewell False-Hearted Young Man" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #6320
File: GrD51177

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