Recruiting Sergeant (I), The
DESCRIPTION: Seargeant: "Mower, take my shiners bright," be a hero and mow down your enemies. Mower: No. If I go "the sword of war may mow down me"
EARLIEST DATE: 1923 (Williams-Thames)
KEYWORDS: rejection army recruiting dialog nonballad farming
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Williams-Thames, p. 182, "The Recruiting Sergeant" (1 text) (also Wiltshire-WSRO Gl 141)
NOTES: Williams-Thames: "Verses on an illustrated handbill, printed and distributed about 1800." - BS
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