“Lips That Touch Liquor Shall Never Touch Mine”


When the young man comes to the girl's door, she confesses that she had once hastened to answer his call. But now he shows the signs of liquor; she warns him that "Lips that touch liquor shall never touch mine." If he sobers up, she will reconsider


  1. Randolph 341, "Lips That Touch Liquor Shall Never Touch Mine" (1 text)
  2. BrownIII 30, "The Lips That Touch Liquor Must Never Touch Mine" (2 texts, with the second perhaps a revised version of the Young original)
  3. Roud #7812
  4. BI, R341


Author: George W. Young
Earliest date: 1901 (unknown newspaper)
Found in: US(So)