What Did Your Sailor Leave?

DESCRIPTION: What did your sailor leave? A baby. What did he wear? Blue jacket and white trousers. What if he comes ashore? We'll marry. Why are you weeping? He is far away. "Would that the wars were over, Sailors back on shore... Dear maid, how well she loved him"
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1892 (Reeves-Circle)
KEYWORDS: love navy war separation dialog nonballad baby lover sailor
FOUND IN: Britain(England(South))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Reeves-Circle 138, "What Did Your Sailor Leave?" (1 text)
Roud #2546
File: ReCi138

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