Barr of the Western Chain

DESCRIPTION: "Over the northern pass he rode, Barr of the Western Chain"; he makes a long and difficult trip on horseback, "to bring her, his peerless bride, A bride for the Western Chain." But he drowns in a raging river before he reaches her home. She mourns
AUTHOR: Arthur Desmond
EARLIEST DATE: 1892 (Christchurch Weekly Press, according to Bailey/Roth-NZ)
KEYWORDS: travel horse New Zealand river death marriage
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Bailey/Roth-NZ, pp. 90-91, "Barr of the Western Chain" (1 text)
File: BaRo090

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