Trois Navires de Ble (Three Wheat Ships)

DESCRIPTION: French. Three wheat ships are blown to land. The youngest daughter of the king asks a sailor the price of wheat. She asks him to give up sailing and play here with her. She says she hears her children crying. He says she has no children yet.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1972 (Lehr/Best)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage courting bargaining sea ship shore storm sailor food
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lehr/Best 111, "Trois Navires de Ble" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: LeBe111

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