Learn To Use Your Hands

DESCRIPTION: A rich father's son never had to work. His father loses all his money and advises his son to "learn to use your hands." A farmer gives him a job; he learns to use his hands farming. He marries the farmer's daughter: "well they used their hands"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Bronner-Eskin1)
KEYWORDS: poverty love marriage farming work
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bronner-Eskin1 9, "Learn To Use Your Hands" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #24151
File: BrE1009

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