My Master's Gun (I'm a Prentice Boy, My Name Is Bob)

DESCRIPTION: "I'm a 'prentice boy, my name is Bob... They bound me to a dirty 'snob.'" Resenting his master, he takes the master's gun and enlists in the Spanish army. There, he claims, he proves such a fine fighter that they label him the British Bonaparte
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (Purslow-Constant)
KEYWORDS: bragging work escape soldier
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Purslow-Constant,, p. 11, "The British Buonaparte" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1657
File: PCL011

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