Mudcat Café message #824578 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #48317   Message #824578
Posted By: McGrath of Harlow
12-Nov-02 - 05:35 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Sheath and Knife
Subject: RE: Sheath and Knife
But still no explanation of the refrain.

As it stands MacColl's transcription sounds as if it's to do with pinning the events to a particular time of day, the time when the sun rose clear above the trees of the wood, mid-morning perhaps, but that doesn't seem too relevant.