Maid of Erin, The

DESCRIPTION: "My thoughts delight to wander Upon a distant shore, Where lovely, fair, and tender Is she whom I adore... The lovely maid of Erin, Who sweetly sang to me." If he were a monarch, she would be his queen. The seas separate them; he hope to see her in heaven
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1847 (Journal of the Cortes)
KEYWORDS: love separation sailor beauty music
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Huntington-SongsTheWhalemenSang, pp. 237-238, 'The Maid of Erin" (1 text, 1 tune)
Huntington-TheGam-MoreSongsWhalemenSang, pp. 238-239, "The Maid of Erin" (1 text, 1 tune)
Hylands-Mammoth-Hibernian-Songster, p. 118, "The Maid of Erin" (1 text)

Roud #2059
File: HGam238

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