Fair Damsel, The

DESCRIPTION: A man courts a poor girl and "gained her heart." He marries a rich old widow but goes back to his old love. "All though I am marryed I will visit you still." She tells him to "go home to your old wife" and "he cursed the hour that he marry for gold"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1866 (Musick-Larkin)
KEYWORDS: age greed adultery courting infidelity love marriage sex rejection gold money lover mistress wife
FOUND IN: US(MW)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Musick-Larkin 25, "The Fair Damsel" (1 text)
Roud #4265
File: MuLa025

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