School Days of Long Ago

DESCRIPTION: "Still sits the schoolhouse by the road Close by the old oak tree, Where many a boy has took a dose Of grim old hickory tea." The singer describes the strict methods of the old school, and laments the laziness of the students
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1927 (Randolph)
KEYWORDS: nonballad
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Randolph 872, "School Days of Long Ago" (1 text)
Roud #7538
File: R872

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