Nellie Douglas

DESCRIPTION: "It's O and alas, and O wae's me," cries Nellie as she prepares to depart friends and employment. Young Abram bids her cease; she has his heart. She says she cannot wed him; he is above her station. He marries her anyway, and makes her a lady
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1873 (Harris manuscript)
KEYWORDS: love courting nobility marriage
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Ord, p. 123, "Nellie Douglas" (1 text)
HarrisLyleMcAlpineMcLucas, p. 160, "They ca' me Nelly Douglas butt the hoose" (1 short text)

Roud #5547
File: Ord123

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