Au Bois, Mesdames (To the Woods, My Ladies)
DESCRIPTION: French. "To the woods, my ladies...Who is strolling in woods so shady? 'Tis the shepherdess a-strolling...Now then, embrace her, speak words cajoling."
EARLIEST DATE: 1946 (BerryVin)
KEYWORDS: courting seduction sex nonballad shepherd foreignlanguage
FOUND IN: US(MW) Canada
REFERENCES (1 citation):
BerryVin, p. 19 (1 text + translation, 1 tune)
NOTES: I tentatively call this a nonballad; it almost has a plot, but not quite. It probably had one once. - PJS
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