Tally Ho Hark Away (The Fox Chase; The Sun Had Just Peeped)

DESCRIPTION: "The sun had just peeped its head over the hill" and the birds and ploughboys are just starting their days when the hunter cries "Tally ho!" The fox is in view. They chase it for six hours. At the end, they toast the "fox hunting boys."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1905 (Gardiner collection)
KEYWORDS: animal hunting nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(England(West))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Purslow-Constant, p. 99, "Tally-Ho! Hark Away!" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1182
File: PCL099

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