“Miss Forbes's Farewell to Banff”


"Farewell ye fields an' meadows green, The blest retreat of peace and love." The singer tells of the beauties of home, and admits, "I'm loath to leave the scene again." The singer bids farewell, hoping all the while to return


  1. Ord, p. 358, "Miss Forbes' Farewell to Banff" (1 text)
  2. Roud #5607
  3. BI, Ord358


Author: John Hamilton (died 1814) ?
Earliest date: 1930 (Ord)
Keywords: home love emigration
Found in: Britain(Scotland)