THE SAILOR GIRL

From Songs of Old Ireland with words by Alfred Perceval Graves, and music arranged by Charles Villiers Stanford

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The words were suggested by a popular ballad in Dr. Joyce's Collection of Irish Music.

Music score to Sailor Girl

* (Wild Geese) The popular name given to the Irish who followed Sarsfield into the Low Countries after the Capitulation of Limerick.

† My heart's own boy.

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