Terra Nova Seal Fishing

DESCRIPTION: "Ye talk o' this, and talk o' that... But list taw me -- I ken ye weel Wad like tae hear aboot the seal." The singer describes the difficulties of sailing north to the ice, the difficulties of killing adult seal; he ends by describing the types of pelts
AUTHOR: Robert Brown
EARLIEST DATE: 1867 (Harbour Grace Standard)
KEYWORDS: hunting ship nonballad recitation
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, pp. 27-28, "Terra Nova Seal Fishing" (1 text)
File: RySm027

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