Napoleon (I)

DESCRIPTION: "I had a horse and his name was Napoleon, All on account of his bony part." The horse is thin and travels in/with a milk wagon; it stops when the owner shouts "milk." He loses a race when the other rider rider shouts "milk" just before he wins
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: horse racing humorous
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, p. 161, "Napoleon" (1 text)
Roud #4573
cf. "Reuben and Rachel" (tune) and references there
File: TNY161

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