“The Man-of-War Piece”


"I have kept my true love company For better than three year; He promised that he'd marry me" but he's left on a man-of-war. If he's slain "in heaven I hope his soul will shine through all eternity"


  1. Greenleaf/Mansfield 45, "The Man-of-War Piece" (1 text)
  2. Roud #7578
  3. BI, GrMa045


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1929 (Greenleaf/Mansfield)
Found in: Canada(Newf)