Cook and Shearer

DESCRIPTION: "By the wide Waimakariri, In the province of the plains... Lived the lady of this idyll," a very odd-looking station-cook. She has peculiar taste in food and a bad temper. "Murrumbidgee Bill" beats her in a shearing contest and so wins her hand
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1889 (Sydney Bulletin, according to Bailey/Roth-NZ)
KEYWORDS: cook courting racing sheep fight humorous
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bailey/Roth-NZ, pp. 120-122, "Cook and Shearer" (1 text)
File: BaRo120

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