When Shall We Meet Again?

DESCRIPTION: The singer hears, through his window, a sailor and his wife and child parting in the rain. "Perhaps," he says, "we'll part for years, perhaps for evermore." Later the boy dies saying "When shall we meet again"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1908 (GreigDuncan6)
KEYWORDS: love parting death children wife sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Aber))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
GreigDuncan6 1250, "When Shall We Meet Again?," GreigDuncan8 Addenda, "When Shall We Meet Again?" (2 texts, 1 tune)
Roud #6786
File: GrD61250

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