Heifer, The

DESCRIPTION: The heifer, a fabulous creature "with horns upon her heels," does incredible damage till the owner determines to sell her. She begs that she not be killed; she is the spirit of Lord Leitrim. The company determines to blow up the heifer
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1936 (Sam Henry collection)
KEYWORDS: animal Devil commerce humorous
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
SHenry H675, pp. 24-25, "The Heifer" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #13347
NOTES: I'm sure this is political in some sense or other, but I can't tell the nature of the beast. - RBW
File: HHH675

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