Sealer's Reply to His Wife, A

DESCRIPTION: "Now that March month has come, And spring's in the air, The old seals are swimming Up North to their lair... So Maggie my darling I must leave you alone." The old sealer explains to his wife the lure of the seal hunt, and promises to stay home someday
AUTHOR: Solomon Samson?
EARLIEST DATE: 1963 (A Glimpse of Newfoundland in Poetry and Pictures)
KEYWORDS: hunting age
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ryan/Small, p. 153, "A Sealer's Reply to His Wife" (1 text)
NOTES [17 words]: Explained as a 60-year-old sealer's answer when his wife tried to keep him from going to the ice. - RBW
File: RySm153

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