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Sally Sits Weeping (traditional, Arr. Niamh Parsons)

Sally sits a-weeping down by the sea shore
Poor Sally sits weeping down by the sea shore
What ails you my jewel? What ails you my jewel?
What ails you my jewel, in sorrow to mourn?

Well once I had a true love but now I have none
Once I had a true love but now I have none
He’s gone and he’s left me, he’s cruelly deceived me
He’s gone and he’s left me in sorrow to mourn

Last night in sweet slumber I dreamed I did see
Last night in sweet slumber I dreamed I did see
Mine own precious jewel kept smiling at me
Mine own precious jewel kept smiling at me

But when I awakened I found it not so
But when I awakened I found it not so
Mine eyes like some fountains with tears overflow
Mine eyes like some fountains with tears overflow

I’ll journey through England, through France and through Spain
I’ll journey through England, through France and through Spain
My life I will venture on the watery main
My life I will venture on the watery main

I’ll set sails of silver and steer towards the sun
I’ll set sails of silver and steer towards the sun
And my false love will weep, my false love will weep,
My false love will weep for me…. After I’m gone

Sally sits a-weeping down by the sea shore
Poor Sally sits weeping down by the sea shore
What ails you my jewel? What ails you my jewel?
What ails you my jewel, in sorrow to mourn?


 

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