Dicky the Miller
DESCRIPTION: Dicky the Miller meets his sweetheart Joan dressed "in her holiday's clothes." Dazzled, he proposes, they have sex and she is overjoyed at "the pleasure of being a wife." At home her mother criticizes her for losing her virginity. Dickie marries her.
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Reeves-Circle)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage sex virginity clothes mother miller
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Reeves-Circle 33, "Dicky the Miller" (1 text)
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