DESCRIPTION: "Slippery Lanty Leary" and Rosie Carey are in love. Her father is opposed. He follows her anyway. Her father dies leaving her "house, land, and cash." He agrees to follow her again. Deathly sick, she asks him to follow her. "I'll not, says Lanty Leary"
EARLIEST DATE: 1925 (Hayward-Ulster)
KEYWORDS: courting death money humorous father separation
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Hayward-Ulster, p. 78, "Lanty Leary" (1 text)
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