Mudcat Café message #3942636 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #162666   Message #3942636
Posted By: GUEST,jag
09-Aug-18 - 05:42 AM
Thread Name: New Book: Folk Song in England
Subject: RE: New Book: Folk Song in England
I'm sorry, but in the end I felt this touched on too many aspects of the discussion not to post the link.

http://cottonfaminepoetry.exeter.ac.uk/database/poem.html?id=as_1862-11-08_unkno

Tum's opening words made me smile. Note also the comment about the tune.

I came across it via https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/aug/09/mill-workers-poems-about-1860s-cot