Here's Away to the Downs

DESCRIPTION: The huntsman calls out the hounds. He names the hounds as they hunt. He would call back the hounds to increase the sport but the footmen call them on. The joy is in the hunt, not in shooting, snaring, or the death of the quarry.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: hunting moniker dog
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, pp. 65-66, "Here's Away to the Downs" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Gl 39)
Roud #1243
File: WT065

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