Sailor Bold (III), The

DESCRIPTION: A sailor tells his sweetheart he must sail. He promises to be true. Perhaps says, "we shall return victorious men, The joy and pride of Christendom" She recounts the dangers of sailing and war. He leaves. She receives a comforting letter from him.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: love war farewell sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan1 62, "The Sailor Bold" (1 text)
Roud #5813
CROSS-REFERENCES:
cf. "The Sailor Bold (II)" (shares the first verse)
File: GrD1062

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