Fiery Clock Fyece, The

DESCRIPTION: "O Dick, what's kept ye a' this time?... O hinny, Dolly, sit thee doon.... The Newcassel folks hes catch'd a moon An' myed it a bonny clock-fyece." The singer tells of the lighted clock a St. Nicolas's church, and how people were amazed
AUTHOR: Robert Nunn
EARLIEST DATE: 1900 (Stokoe/Reay); Nunn died 1853
KEYWORDS: nonballad technology
FOUND IN: Britain(England(North))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Stokoe/Reay, pp. 82-83, "The Fiery Clock Fyece" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #3144
File: StoR082

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