Cobbler (IV), The

DESCRIPTION: The singer is a poor uneducated shoemaker "mong the lowly ... scarcely owner of a groat." "Contented if I'm healthy ... If I keep the ravening wolf from my door". Don't long for what you don't have. Be satisfied while "around us be the everlasting arms"
AUTHOR: William Reid (d. c. 1903) (source: GreigDuncan3)
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: poverty nonballad religious
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 482, "The Cobbler" (1 text)
Roud #5975
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "Cruiskeen Lawn" (tune, per GreigDuncan3)
File: GrD3482

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