DESCRIPTION: The singer hires to Swaggers to be second man plowing. But first he is sent to the mill. They eat at seven, clean horses at eight, plow all day through leisure hour: "there is na time to spare." Beware of hiring to Swaggers at Netherhill.
AUTHOR: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
EARLIEST DATE: William Forsyth (source: Greig #19, p. 2)
KEYWORDS: farming work ordeal
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Greig #179, pp. 1-2, "Nethermill" (1 text)
GreigDuncan3 387, "Nethermill" (1 text)
cf. "Swaggers" (subject)
NOTES: GreigDuncan3 has a map on p. xxxv, of "places mentioned in songs in volume 3" showing the song number as well as place name; Nethermill (387) is at coordinate (h3-4,v8-9) on that map [roughly 18 miles N of Aberdeen]. - BS
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