“Little Brown Hands”


"They drive the cows home from the pasture Down through the long shady lane." "They know where the apples are reddest." These hard-working children shall one day be great. Many other secrets "are held in the little brown hand."


  1. BrownIII 327, "Little Brown Hands" (1 text)
  2. Roud #15890
  3. BI, Br3327


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1937 (Brown)
Keywords: nonballad work
Found in: US(SE)