An Binsin Luachra
DESCRIPTION: Macaronic. The singer, out with gun and dogs, meets a fair maid gathering rushes. He asks for an embrace but she asks that she and her rushes be left alone. He persists but she thinks him "a schemer." He notes how handsome rushes grow "in their prime"
EARLIEST DATE: 1947 (OCroinin/Cronin-TheSongsOfElizabethCronin)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage seduction sex bawdy rake
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCroinin/Cronin-TheSongsOfElizabethCronin 12, "An Binsin Luachra" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Elizabeth Cronin, "An Binsin Luachra" (on IRECronin01)
NOTES [18 words]: The description follows the English verses of the macaronic OCroinin/Cronin-TheSongsOfElizabethCronin text. - BS
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