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.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Reeves-Circle)
KEYWORDS: courting love marriage sex virginity clothes mother miller
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Reeves-Circle 33, "Dicky the Miller" (1 text)
Purslow-Constant, p. 21, "Dicky, The Miller" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1033
File: ReCi033

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