Mare and the Foal, The

DESCRIPTION: "The old clerk in the parish you know very well"; he tolls the bell then goes to the alehouse." A mare and a foal they ran in great speed" and begin to read the Bible. They observe that millers, bakers, tailors, butchers, publicans are all dishonest.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1921 (E. J. Moeran collection)
KEYWORDS: clergy horse
FOUND IN: Britain(England(Lond))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Palmer-ECS, "#30, The Mare and the Foal" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #1477
cf. "The Rigs of the Times" (theme)
File: PECS030

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