It Was Not for the Diamond Ring

DESCRIPTION: The singer met a man with land, diamond ring, and "noble name" at a dance. She loved him and he promised to marry. He will marry "some smiling dame Of lineage like tae thine" She wishes he had passed her by.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: infidelity love promise nonballad nobility ring
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1186, "It Was Not for the Diamond Ring" (1 text)
Roud #6809
File: GrD61186

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