DESCRIPTION: An exile from Kingwilliamstown sails away, thinking about "childhood's days and happy hours ... old home and the friends so dear." "Shall I no more gaze on that shore or view those mountains high?"
EARLIEST DATE: 1978 (OCanainn)
KEYWORDS: exile separation Ireland nonballad
FOUND IN: Ireland
REFERENCES (1 citation):
OCanainn, p. 67, "Sweet Kingwilliamstown" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [19 words]: OCanainn: "Kingwilliamstown is the name by which Ballydesmond, near the Cork-Kerry border, was formerly known." - BS
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