There's some content that toil away That have no time for sport or play The one's lying us live for today. Notify me of new posts via email. Email required Address never made public. We've been from Corrick to Doengal From Westport to old Cushendall Where'er we go we're known to all As the rambling boys of pleasure We'll rant and roar upon the spree And sing and dance right heartily! You rambling boys of pleasure, Give ear unto these lines I write.
Yeats was trying to recreate an old Irish folk song
"The Ramblin' Boys Of Pleasure" lyrics
Still Rovin' Aug 1st Sign In Don't have an account? I own I am a rover, And in the rambling I take great delight. With lots of liquor plentiful, flowing bowls on every Side, Let fortune never daunt you, my love, we're both young And the World is wide. But there's one thing more that grieves me sore is to Be called a runaway And to leave the spot I was born in, oh Cupid cannot Set me free, And to leave that darling girl I love, oh alas, what Will I do? The youngest ever winner of the BBC Young Folk Award, back in , multi-instrumentalist and singer Jarlath Henderson has since won further acclaim in his firebrand partnership with Ross Ainslie. One day until retirement.
SongMeanings is a place for discussion and discovery. This is the song that was half remembered by W. Log in now to add this track to your mixtape! So if you see us passing by, Come in and drink if you are dry! Sally sits a weeping down by the sea shore Poor Sally sits a weeping down by the sea shore What ails you my jewel?
The one I'm thinking of, which has that song, is Jackie and Seamus Creagh. They refer to a hand-written copy dated in a library in Hanover, New Hampshire written as "down in Sally's garden". It was only changed to the Salley Gardens when it was published again in in his collection, Poems. Check out the video here. We are not told why but the presumption is that he tried to move too fast and so frightened her away. No sorrows, cares, or woes have we The rambling boys of pleasure.