Cottage With the Horseshoe o'er the Door
DESCRIPTION: The singer will soon return to his old home, "the cottage with the horse-shoe o'er the door." His father is dead and buried and his mother weeps there alone, but he thinks of the happy days of his youth.
EARLIEST DATE: 1988 (McBride)
KEYWORDS: emigration return death Ireland nonballad father mother
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McBride 18, "Cottage With the Horseshoe o'er the Door" (1 text, 1 tune)
Horseshoe over the Door
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