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    "The Parting Glass" Lyrics

    John McDermott

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    Of all the money that er'e I spent
    I spent it ingood company
    And all the harm that ere I've done
    Alas it was to none but me
    And all I have done
    For want of wit
    To memory now I can't recall
    So fill ne the parting glass
    Goodnight and joy be with you all
    Of all the comrades that er'e I had
    Are sorry for my going away
    And all the sweetheart that er'e I had
    Would wish me one more day to stay
    But since it falls, unto my lot
    That I should rise and you should not
    I will gently rise
    And I'll softly call
    Goodnight and joy be with you all

    If I had enough money to spend
    And leisure time to sit a while
    There is a fair maid in this town
    That sorely has my heart beguiled
    Her rosey cheeks and ruby lips
    I own, she has my heart enthralled
    So fill to me the parting glass
    Goodnight and joy be with you all
    This song was submitted on June 7th, 2010 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by J Baird, Pd Traditional.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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