I Sowed Some Seeds
DESCRIPTION: The singer courts his landlord's daughter: "being a stranger I fell in danger." "I sowed some seed, all in some grove ... [where] grows no green." The landlord's daughter must "reap the seed that I have sown." She has a son.
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Reeves-Circle)
KEYWORDS: sex childbirth pregnancy
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Reeves-Sharp 45, "I Sowed Some Seeds" (1 text)
Reeves-Circle 72, "I Sowed Some Seeds" (1 text)
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