Ghost of Polly Rock and Her Two Bantlings, The

DESCRIPTION: "When I was but a tiny boy, And sailed on board a privateer, Three dreadful ghosts did me annoy": a woman and her two children, betrayed by the ship's Captain Rock. He tells her where to find the captain. The captain meets them but concludes he is drunk
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: husband wife betrayal children ghost humorous
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, pp. 210-211, "The Ghost of Polly Rock and Her Two Banglings" (1 text)
Roud #V1060
File: TNY210

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