DESCRIPTION: Don't love a rose that blossoms in July, fades in August, and will prick you when the roses fall.
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (GreigDuncan7)
KEYWORDS: courting rejection warning floatingverses
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan7 1410, "Lang Harper" (1 fragment)
NOTES [22 words]: The GreigDuncan7 fragment -- one floating verse -- is the basis of the description but gives no clue about the rest of the song. - BS
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