On the Sixteenth o' October

DESCRIPTION: A day of work: plowing in the morning, bundling straw, eating, then cleaning the horses and plowing again in the rain. "Noo my day's wark is finisht, and I'll hae a smoke, An' I'm boun' for my bed, for it's past nine o'clock"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1910 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: farming work horse
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #153, p. 2, ("On the 16th October in the year 58") (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 383, "On the 16th o' October" (2 texts)

Roud #5920
NOTES [33 words]: Greig: "The Rev. Dr Forrest, Lonmay, sends me a copy of some lines that were found written on the walls of the men's chaumer at Crichnalade in the parish of Fyvie, more than 50 years ago" [1910]. - BS
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File: GrD3383

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