Pirate Lover, The

DESCRIPTION: "Thou art gone from thy lover thou lord of the sea, The illusion is over that bound me to thee." The singer cannot forget her love -- but his "black vessel" is at sea. She thought him brave, and will not upbraid him, but as a pirate, he must die
AUTHOR: unknown (music by J. Akroid and J. G. Percival?)
EARLIEST DATE: 1847 (Journal of the Cortes)
KEYWORDS: pirate love separation ship
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 136-137, "The Pirate Lover" (1 text, 2 tunes)
Frank-Pirate 35, "The Pirate Lover" (1 text, 1 tune; #48 in the first edition, without a tune)

Roud #27513
File: HGam136

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