Snow It Melts the Soonest, The

DESCRIPTION: "Oh the snow it melts the soonest when the winds begin to sing... And when a woman tells me that my face she'll soon forget, Before we part, I wad a croon, she's fain to follow't yet." The singer declares analogies to why parting need not be forever
AUTHOR: Words probably by Thomas Doubleday
EARLIEST DATE: 1821 (Blackwood's Magazine)
KEYWORDS: love abandonment nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay-SongsAndBalladsOfNorthernEngland, pp. 120-121, "The Snow It Melts the Soonest" (1 text, 1 tune)
ST StoR120 (Full)
Roud #3154
File: StoR120

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