DESCRIPTION: How can you sleep when the hounds are out and the sun is shining? The singer leaves his wife behind in bed to hunt the hare. "No pleasure like hunting to pass a long day... At night to our supper we will dance... over a jug of brown ale"
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (OShaughnessy-Yellowbelly2)
KEYWORDS: hunting dancing drink food animal
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (2 citations):
OShaughnessy-Yellowbelly2 55, "Wharncliffe Highwood" (1 text, 1 tune)
ADDITIONAL: William Hill, EFDSS Archives GG/1/18/1151, "Rural Sport" accessed 10 January 2013 from http://library.efdss.org/archives/cgi-bin/search.cgi.
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