Wanton Trooper, The

DESCRIPTION: "There came a trooper to this town, I thank you for your gentleness, He would have maidens nine or ten, To cure him o' his wantonness." The miller's lass takes him on. They have sex nine times the first day, then six, etc.; this cures his wantonness
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: before 1840 (Buchan, Secret Songs of Silence)
KEYWORDS: sex soldier miller
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ADDITIONAL: Hanish Henderson, "The Ballad, The Folk and The Oral Tradition," in Edward J. Cowan, editor, _The People's Past: Scottish Folk, Scottish History_ 1980 (I use the 1993 Polygon paperback edition), pp. 74-76, "The Wanton Trooper" (1 text)
Roud #12467
File: ThWanTr

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