Hark, Sweet Maid, the Trumpet's Sound

DESCRIPTION: "Hark, sweet maid, the trumpet's sound, And honor calls to war, Now Love I leave, perhaps for wounds...." The writer asks the girl not to sigh; he has devoted his life first to fame, and he must fight for American liberty
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1939 (ThompsonNewYork; written before 1783)
KEYWORDS: love soldier separation patriotic
REFERENCES (1 citation):
ThompsonNewYork, p. 339, "(no title)" (1 text)
File: TNY339A

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