Absent Friends and You, Mary (Lines to Delia)

DESCRIPTION: "I've wandered many a league, (Delia), Since last with you I met," and he will wander many more, but amid all the new things he sees, he misses his friends and her. After a long voyage, he looks forward to returning to them
AUTHOR: William F. Spenser
EARLIEST DATE: 1852 (sheet music published by Russell and Pattee, Boston, 1852, according to Huntington, who prints a version from the 1851 journal of the Three Brothers)
KEYWORDS: travel separation reunion love
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REFERENCES (1 citation):
Huntington-Gam, pp. 312-313, "Lines to Delia" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #27900
File: HGam312

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