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Parting Glass, The

A Song in the key of Dmix
History: Slow, free rhythm See also #38, #39
 

ABC Notation

X:2324 T:Parting Glass, The R:song H:Slow, free rhythm H:See also #38, #39 D:Len Graham & Joe Holmes: After Dawning Z:id:hn-song-152 M:3/4 L:1/8 Q:1/4=140 K:Dmix(AG) | (F D3) E2 | D4 (DE) | F4 F2 | G4 (FG) | A4 d2 | (c A3) (AG) | F2 D4 | C4 (AG) | (F D3) E2 | D4 (DE) | F2 F4 | G4 (FG) | A4 d2 | (c A3) (AG) | F (D3 C2) | D4 || B2 | c4 B2 | c4 A2 | B4 c2 | d4 d2 | (d2 c2) A2 | (F2 G2) A2 | G2 F2 D2 | C4 (AG) | F4 D2 | D4 (DE) | F4 F2 | G4 (FG) | A4 d2 | (c A3) (AG) | F (D3 C2) | D4 || W:A man may drink and not be drunk, W:A man may fight and not be slain, W:A man may court a pretty girl, W:And perhaps be welcome back again. W: W:But since it has so ordered been, W:Be a time to rise and a time to fall, W:So fill to me the parting glass, W:Good night and joy be with you all. W: W:If I had the money for to spend, W:I would spend it in good company, W:And for all the harm that I have done, W:I hope it's pardoned I will be. W: W:What I have done for want of wit W:To memory I can't recall, W:So fill to me the parting glass, W:Good night and joy be with you all. W: W:My dearest dear, the time draws near, W:When here no longer I can stay, W:There's not a comrade I leave behind, W:But it's grieving that I'm going away. W: W:But since it has so ordered been, W:What is once past can't be recalled, W:Now fill to me the parting glass, W:Good night and joy be with you all.