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.
EARLIEST DATE: 1906 (GreigDuncan1)
KEYWORDS: love war farewell sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan1 62, "The Sailor Bold" (1 text)
cf. "The Sailor Bold (II)" (shares the first verse)
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