Eliza (I)

DESCRIPTION: The singer must cross the ocean and is afraid he won't see Eliza again. He is sure "the last throb that leaves my heart" will be a sigh for her.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1812 (The Ulverston New Poetical Miscellany)
KEYWORDS: love emigration separation nonballad
REFERENCES (2 citations):
Thompson-APioneerSongster 38, "Eliza" (1 text)
ADDITIONAL: The Ulverston New Poetical Miscellany: Containing a Selection of the Most Fashionable Songs, with Many Originals, Not Inserted in Ashburner's Vocal and Poetic Repository, G. Ashburner, Ulverston, 1812 (available on Google Books), p. 181, "Eliza" (1 text)

Roud #2818
File: TPS038

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