Weaver and Serving Maid, The

DESCRIPTION: "I am a weaver (sailor, etc). to my trade, I fell in love with a servant maid, And if I could but her favor win, Then I would weave and she would spin." His father says he should seek someone better. But he goes to her chamber, and eventually marries her
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1769 (Journal of the Nellie)
KEYWORDS: love courting weaving beauty father marriage
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 210-211, "The Weaver" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #17771
File: HGam210

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