Sailor in the North Country, A

DESCRIPTION: A sailor and his beautiful wife meet a captain who is smitten with the lady. He summons the sailor and sends him to the West Indies. Within a few days of his leaving the captain makes a pass at the wife, who refuses him and pledges her constancy.
AUTHOR: unknown
KEYWORDS: virtue adultery love marriage rejection parting separation wife sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond,South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
VaughanWilliams/Lloyd-PenguinBookOfEnglishFolkSongs, p. 93, "A Sailor in the North Country" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1504
George Maynard, "A Sailor in the North Country" (on Maynard1, Voice12)
File: VWL093

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