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The Maid On The Shore

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There is a young maiden who lives all alone She lives all alone on the shore-o There's nothing she can find to comfort her mind But to roam all alone on the shore, shore, shore But to roam all alone on the shore T'was of the young captain who sailed the salt sea Let the wind blow high blow low-o I will die I will die the young captain did cry If I don't have that maid on the shore, shore, shore If I don't have that maid on the shore Well I have lots of silver I have lots of gold I have lots of costly ware-o I'll divide I'll divide with my jolly ship's crew If they row me that maid on the shore, shore, shore If they row me that maid on the shore After much persuasion they got her aboard Let the wind blow high blow low-o They replaced her away in his cabin below Here's adieu to all sorrow and care, care, care Here's adieu to all sorrow and care They replaced her away in his cabin below Let the wind blow high blow low-o She's so pretty and neat she's so sweet and complete She sung captain and sailors to sleep, sleep, sleep She sung captain and sailors to sleep Then she robbed him of silver she robbed him of gold She robbed him of costly ware-o Then took his broadsword instead of an oar And paddled away to the shore, shore, shore And paddled away to the shore Well me men must be crazy me men must be mad Me men must deep in despair-o For to let you away from my cabin so gay And to paddle your way to the shore, shore, shore And paddle your way to the shore Well your men was not crazy your men was not mad Your men was not deep in despair-o I deluded your sailors as well as yourself I'm a maiden again on the shore, shore, shore I'm a maiden again on the shore

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