Boatman's Boy, The

DESCRIPTION: "When I was young and about sixteen, none was more light and gay." The singer lives happily, "a merry boatman's boy." He saves his money to buy a pocket knife, which he learns to use
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork)
KEYWORDS: sailor commerce animal
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, p. 238, "The Boatman's Boy" (1 short text)
Roud #6591
File: TNY238A

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