Master-Watch, The

DESCRIPTION: While men are preparing for the seal hunt, an old man reminisces in a long nostalgic monologue about the days when he used to go sealing. He dies at the end of his recital.
AUTHOR: Dan Carrol
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (Doyle)
KEYWORDS: recitation age hunting
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (4 citations):
Doyle2, p. 77, "The Master-Watch" (1 text)
Doyle4, p. 68, "The Master-Watch" (1 text)
Blondahl, pp. 81-82, "The Master-Watch" (1 text, 1 tune)
Ryan/Small, p. 118, "The Master Watch" (1 text, 1 tune)

ST Doy77 (Partial)
Roud #4423
NOTES: The author, Dan Carrol (1865-1941), was a wood carver and poet from St. John's. He seems to have published poems mostly in local newspapers and they have a collection of these at the Memorial University of Newfoundland library. - SH
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