Spinning Wheel, The
DESCRIPTION: Silvia, out hunting, sees beautiful Cloe at her spinning wheel. Inviting her to accompany him to court, he seduces her and leaves her "e'er the year ran out in tears to turn her wheel about."
KEYWORDS: seduction beauty
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Kidson-Tunes, pp. 51-53, "The Spinning Wheel" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: Thomas d'Urfey, Wit and Mirth, or, Pills to Purge Melancholy (New York: Folklore Library Publishers (1959 London, 1719 (facsimile of 1876 reprint of London, 1719 ("Digitized by Internet Archive"))), Vol I, pp. 176-177, "A Song" ("Upon a sunshine Summers day") (1 text, 1 tune)
Go to the Ballad Search form
Go to the Ballad Index Song List
Go to the Ballad Index Instructions
Go to the Ballad Index Bibliography or Discography
The Ballad Index Copyright 2017 by Robert B. Waltz and David G. Engle.