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.
EARLIEST DATE: 1812 (The Ulverston New Poetical Miscellany)
KEYWORDS: love emigration separation nonballad
FOUND IN: US(MA)
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)
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