Traditional Folk Lyrics

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Can you name the traditional song from the lyric?

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When I am king, dilly dilly, you shall be queen
Here's a health to all lovers that are loyal and just! Here's confusion to the rival that lives in distrust
He sailed East, he sailed West, he sailed unto proud Turkey.
In Scarlet Town, where I was born, There was a fair maid dwellin'
Way, hay, up she rises early in the morning!
Strange news has come to town, strange news is carried
As I roved out thro' Dublin city At the hour of twelve o'the night
With nasty pitch to soil his hands and to sail across the stormy sea
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme,
And if you kiss my cold clay lips, your days they won't be long.
And he has drawn his good broad sword, that hung down by his knee
I'll be true to my love if my love will be true to me
Alas, my love you do me wrong to cast me off discourteously
There was three men came out of the west their fortunes for to try
Oh, all the comrades e'er I had, They're sorry for my going away
From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-five leagues
Oh the ocean waves may roll, And the stormy winds may blow
Come and sit by my side if you love me, do not hasten to bid me adieu
My childhood days bring back sad reflections of happy times I spent so long ago
Oh don't deceive me, Oh never leave me, How could you use a poor maiden so?

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Created Oct 25, 2010SourceReportNominate
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