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Human figure – blacksmith

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The SmithThe Smith at WorkOne Night the Brothers were Working Late'Give me the Ribbon!'Each with a Grip upon the other's Throat'He'll Never, Never, Never Wake Again'The meetingThe frightThe flightTormentTortureThe little nipper in the big nippersHammer-ousness an vil-lanyA matter of de-tailThe partingChildren coming home from school were sure of a welcomeNath was almost hidden in the steam as he dipped the heated iron'Aye, lads, and if folks would only believe it, there's a good many besides'Every face was turned to the glowing metal'But there, lads, I didn't strike while the good purpose was hot'Whatever the fright of that night did for me, it taught me one lesson'And now, lads, sign the pledge and ask God to help you''Eh, lass, I have been telling the chaps about you'He wielded the hammer and made it ring the music of hard workHe put on his coat and stalked out of the smithyUnder a spreading chestnut tree the village smithy standsUnder a spreading chestnut tree the village smithy standsWeek in, week out, from morn till night you can hear his bellows blowWeek in, week out, from morn till night you can hear his bellows blowAnd children coming home from school look in at the open doorAnd children coming home from school look in at the open doorToiling -- rejoining -- sorrowing onward through life he goesToiling -- rejoining -- sorrowing onward through life he goes
Lucerna ID 9000662

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 15 February 2020

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