DESCRIPTION: At nine the clock said "quick, quick to bed" because "you'll never hae wealth, Gin ye dinna rise in the mornin'"
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: warning work nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 658, "The Clock" (1 fragment, 1 tune)
NOTES [16 words]: GreigDuncan3 notes that there is at least a second verse but only two lines are remembered. - BS
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