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Howard Jones Eppie Morie: What does it all mean? (70* d) RE: Eppie Morie: What does it all mean? 22 Dec 20

I think "hired your hand" should be taken metaphorically. The sense of the verse seems to be "if you'd done the business then she would have accepted you". Could it be a pun on "hand": hiring a (farm) hand in one sense, and taking his hand in marriage in another?

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