“The Mole-Catcher”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1905
Keywords: adultery sex trick commerce humorous bawdy
Found in: Britain(England(Lond,South,West))

Description

The old molecatcher learns that his wife is carrying on with a young farmer. He catches them in the act, and demands ten pounds of the farmer for "tilling my ground." The farmer says that's a fair price, "For that won't amount t'above tuppence a time."

Recordings

References

  1. Kennedy 206, "The Mole-Catcher" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Copper-SoBreeze, pp. 268-269, "The Molecatcher" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. MacSeegTrav 38, "The Molecatcher" (1 text, 1 tune)
  4. DT, MOLECATCH*
  5. Roud #1052
  6. BI, K206