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."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE:
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)

Roud #1090
File: KiTu051

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