Used Up Miner, The

DESCRIPTION: A miner washes out his pan looking for gold in the rain but finds none. "Here's to that old digger Though empty is his pan That grumbling d[]md old miner A perfect used up man"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1856 (Thompson-Pioneer)
KEYWORDS: gold mining work ordeal nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MA)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Thompson-Pioneer 59, "The Used Up Miner" (1 text)
Roud #2830
File: TPS059

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