“You Say You Are of Noble Race”


"You say you are of noble race And I of low degree. We are all of Adam's race; Pray, what more can we be?" Reportedly, the girl turns down the boy because her status is higher than his

Cross references


  1. BrownIII 59, "You Say You Are of Noble Race" (1 fragment)
  2. Roud #7844
  3. BI, Br3059


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1915 (Brown)
Keywords: courting rejection
Found in: US(SE)