Sweep Your Own Door Clean
DESCRIPTION: "I hate to hear folk talk about other folks affairs ... The man that keeps his own door clean has got enough to do." "Don't judge a man by what he wears ... Although he [sic] brought to poverty he's not been brought to shame"
EARLIEST DATE: 1914 (GreigDuncan3)
KEYWORDS: virtue nonballad clothes hardtimes
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan3 665, "Sweep Your Own Door Clean" (1 text)
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