Corsair's Farewell, The

DESCRIPTION: "Goodbye, my loe, goodbye! Our bark is in the bay, And we must gain Isle Idra, Before blush of day. Nay! Weep not though I go." The singer asks for one kiss before going. He promises, "My blood red flag ere long Shall meet thy gaze again."
AUTHOR: George Linley (1798-1865) (source: Frank-Pirate)
EARLIEST DATE: c. 1839 (source: Frank-Pirate)
KEYWORDS: love separation pirate
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Frank-PIrate 53, "The Corsair's Farewell" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #V13706
File: FrPi053

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