“Love's Adieu”


"The e'e o' the dawn, Eliza, Blinks over the dark, green sea... Yet still my dowie heart lingers To catch one sweet throb mair." The singer says they have been blessed, but he must go (for no explained reason); he promises to remember and return


  1. Ord, pp. 43-44, "Love's Adieu" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #3788
  3. BI, Ord043


Author: Joseph Grant
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord); Grant died 1835
Found in: Britain(Scotland)