Mariner's Life, The

DESCRIPTION: "A mariner's life is the life for me, Floating along on the changeful sea." When it is stormy, the ship moves fast; when it is calm, it is easy to rest. The sailors always pray for those at home. They will give thanks and die happy when they return home
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1842 (journal of the Courier)
KEYWORDS: sailor ship home return death nonballad
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, p. 150, "The Mariner's Life" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27506
File: HGam150

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