Her Hair Was Like the Raven's Wing

DESCRIPTION: "Her hair was like the raven's wing, And her neck was like the swan"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan4)
KEYWORDS: beauty hair
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan4 717, "Her Hair Was Like the Raven's Wing" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
Roud #6155
NOTES: The current description is all of the GreigDuncan4 fragment. - BS
A quick google search shows that these similies are extremely common (the name "swan-neck" goes back at least as far as Edith Svanneschals, "Edith Swan-Neck" the beloved mistress -- perhaps wife -- of King Harold II of England, who died at Hastings); I suspect the source of this fragment will never be identified. - RBW
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File: GrD4717

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