“Died on the Ice Fields”

Author: P. J. Dyer
Earliest date: 1925 (Murphy, Songs Sung By Old Time Sealers of Many Years Ago)
Keywords: father children death hunting

Description

"The white, rugged ice-flow came gliding along" as Richard Parsons and his sons return home. The younger goes ahead. The elder complains he can't go on. Parsons tries to keep him warm. The younger dies on the way; the others are barely alive when found

References

  1. Ryan/Small, pp. 39-40, "Died on the Ice Fields" (1 text)
  2. BI, RySm039