DESCRIPTION: Will Marpass stole a sheep in the marsh Saturday night. He and some friends kill and skin it, distribute the parts and have a fine dinner Sunday.
EARLIEST DATE: 1907 (Reeves/Sharp-TheIdiomOfThePeople)
KEYWORDS: theft food sheep
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Reeves/Sharp-TheIdiomOfThePeople 93, "Sheep Stealer" (1 text)
NOTES [13 words]: Reeves/Sharp-TheIdiomOfThePeople: "probably a fragment of a broadside ballad." - BS
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