DESCRIPTION: "I want free life and I want fresh air; And I sigh for the canter after the cattle/" The cowboy loved fiery Lasca "in Texas, down by the Rio Grande." Deep in love, they ignore the cattle -- and they are forced to flee a stampede. She is thrown and dies
AUTHOR: Words: Frank Desprez (1853-1916)
EARLIEST DATE: 1882 (The London Society: A Magazine of Light and Amusing Literature)
KEYWORDS: love courting Mexico cattle death burial recitation
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Shay-Barroom, pp. 86-89, "Lasca" (1 text)
Roud #2980
File: SBar086

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