Rogue, The

DESCRIPTION: The girl walks down the street "like a good girl should" followed by a rogue, a sailor, a knave or some such. She rather coyly seduces him. (He coyly gets her pregnant.)
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1620 (in Bishop Percy Folio Manuscript as the fragmentary "A Dainty Ducke")
KEYWORDS: bawdy sex seduction pregnancy
FOUND IN: US(So) Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Kinloch-BBook XXVII, p. 82-83, "The Knave" (1 text)
Randolph-Legman I, pp. 187-190, "The Rogue" (2 texts, 1 tune)
DT, KNAVEKN NAVENAVE*

Roud #8156
ALTERNATE TITLES:
A Gob Is a Gob
Knaves Will Be Knaves
File: RL187

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