Our Sheepshearing's Done

DESCRIPTION: "Our sheepshearing done, to our master we come, Who enjoins us to sport as we please." The shepherdesses, beer, cider, wine, wool, and, most of all, cheese, are praised. "Join hands, ... drink 'May our Squire Live long, and enjoy his own cheese!'"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1893 (Broadwood/Maitland)
KEYWORDS: farming drink food nonballad sheep
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Broadwood/Maitland, pp. 80-81, "Feast Song" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1379
NOTES [9 words]: Broadwood/Maitland: "Sung at Frocester about 1840." - BS
Last updated in version 2.6
File: BrMa080

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