I Am a Brisk Young Sailor
DESCRIPTION: A sailor for fourteen years falls in love with Nancy, a young chambermaid. If he were ten years younger he "would make myself more bolder and speak my mind more free." Abandoning hope he says he'll sail away forever. But maybe "my mind may alter"
EARLIEST DATE: 1960 (Reeves-Circle)
KEYWORDS: age love travel sailor separation
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Reeves-Circle 67, "I Am a Brisk Young Sailor" (1 text)
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