Forsaken Lover (II), A
DESCRIPTION: A letter to a lover who proved untrue after going away: "Another maid has filled your arms The place that once was mine." "But I'll not try to buy your love... Since all is false you've said to me It is best for us to part."
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: infidelity love parting nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1179, "A Forsaken Lover" (1 text)
cf. "Forsaken" (theme and one verse)
NOTES: The verse shared by "Forsaken" and "A Forsaken Lover" (II) seems an unlikely floater: "I little thought when we did part That you would prove unkind But distance does [indifference know/a difference make] [That/Since] you have changed your mind" - BS
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