“Nellie Douglas”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: love courting nobility marriage
Found in: Britain(Scotland)

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

References

  1. Ord, p. 123, "Nellie Douglas" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5547
  3. BI, Ord123