The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #3377   Message #16784
Posted By: Bruce O.
27-Nov-97 - 02:48 PM
Thread Name: Stupid Question--'The Twa Sisters'
Subject: RE: Stupid Question
The earliest known version is "The Miller and the King's Daughter" "By Mr. Smith" in 'Wit Restor'd', pp. 51-4,1658. The text is in Child and a facsimile reprint of the book is available from Scholar Press.

brest bone - made him a viall to play thereon
finger - became pegs
nose-ridge becomes bridge
Veynes turned into the strings