Fan Left on Shore

DESCRIPTION: "The ship was rocking in the offing, Jack could with Fan no longer stay," but he thinks of her as he sails the Bay of Biscay. When drunk, Jack almost falls prey to temptation, but is reminded of Fan. He is happy when they are reunited
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1891 (Ashton-Sailor)
KEYWORDS: love separation sailor drink
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Ashton-Sailor, #64, "Fan Left on Shore" (1 text)
ST AshS064 (Partial)
Roud #23209
Bodleian, Firth c.12(203)=Harding B 16(87a)=2806 c.18(103), "Fan left on shore," J. Pitts (London), 1819-1844; also Firth c.12(201)=Harding B 12(28)=Johnson Ballads 821, J. Pitts (London), 1819-1844
File: AshS064

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