DESCRIPTION: "When the merchant lies down, he can scarce go to sleep" because of worries about his trade. Soldiers worry about promotion, sailors about wind, but bushmen have no worries. "So him alone we'll envy not, who true bushmen are."
EARLIEST DATE: 1970 (AndersonStory)
KEYWORDS: work nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
AndersonStory, pp. 168-170, "The Bushman" (1 text, 1 tune)
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