Gold Watch [Laws K41]

DESCRIPTION: A sailor sees a girl and asks her to sleep with him. After an initial show of reluctance, she agrees to a fee of five guineas. They go to supper and then to bed. When he awakens, the girl is gone -- as are his money and his gold watch
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield-BalladsAndSeaSongsOfNewfoundland)
KEYWORDS: sex seduction robbery whore humorous
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Laws K41, "Gold Watch"
Greenleaf/Mansfield-BalladsAndSeaSongsOfNewfoundland 52, "Gold Watch" (1 text, 1 tune)

Roud #1901
cf. "The Shirt and the Apron" [Laws K42] (plot)
cf. "Maggie May" (plot)
cf. "Can't You Dance the Polka (New York Girls)" (plot)
cf. "Dixie Brown" [Laws D7] (plot)
cf. "The Poor Chronic Man" (plot)
cf. "The Winnipeg Whore" (plot)
cf. "The Red Plaid Shawl" (plot)
cf. "The Rookery" (plot)
cf. "The Young Man Badly Walked" (plot)
cf. "Roving Jack the Baker" (plot, with sex roles reversed)
File: LK41

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