Dublin City (Spanish Lady)
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X:675 T:Dublin City (Spanish Lady) O:ireland S:Digital Tradition, dublncty B:Printed in Songs of Dublin by Frank Harte Z:dt:dublncty M:4/4 L:1/8 Q:2/4=100 W:As I went out through Dublin City W:At the hour of twelve o'clock at night W:Who should I see but a Spanish lady W:Washing her feet by candle light W:First she washed them and then she dried them W:Over a fire of ambry coals W:In all my life I never did see W:A maid so sweet about the soles W: W: Chorus: W: Whack fol the toor a loor a laddy W: Whack fol the toor a loor a lay W: Whack fol the toor a loor a laddy W: Whack fol the toor a loor a lay W: W:I stopped to look but the watchman passed W:Says he, "Young fellow, the night is late W:Along with you home or I will wrestle you W:Straight away through the Bridewell gate" W:I threw a look to the Spanish lady W:Hot as the fire of ambry coals W:In all my life I never did see W:A maid so sweet about the soles W: W:As I walked back through Dublin City W:As the dawn of day was o'er W:Who should I see but the Spanish lady W:When I was weary and footsore W:She had a heart so filled with loving W:And her love she longed to share W:In all my life I never did see W:A maid who had so much to spare W: W:Now she's no mot for a puddle swaddy W:With her ivory comb and her mantle so fine W:But she'd make a wife for the Provost Marshall W:Drunk on brandy and claret wine W:I got a look from the Spanish lady W:Hot as a fire of ambry coals W:In all my life I never did meet W:A maid so sweet about the soles W: W:I've wandered north and I've wandered south W:By Stoney Batter and Patrick's Close W:Up and around by the Gloucester Diamond W:And back by Napper Tandy's house W:Old age has laid her hands upon me W:Cold as a fire of ashy coals W:But where is the lonely Spanish lady W:Neat and sweet about the soles W: W:As I was leaving Dublin City W:On that morning sad of heart W:Lonely was I for the Spanish lady W:Now that forever we must part W:But still I always will remember W:All the hours we did enjoy W:But then she left me sad at parting W:Gone forever was my joy K:A E2|E2E2 E2F-G|A2A2 AABc|d2B2 c2A2|F2EE E4|\ E2EE E2GG|A2A2 A-Bc2|ddB2 c2A2|F2E2 E4| c2e2 e2cc|B2A2 A2B2|c2cc e2c2|B2A2 B3E|\ c2c2 e2c2|BBA2 A2B-c|d2B2 c2A2|F2E2 E4| E2EE E2F2|A2A2 A-Bc2|d2BB c2A2|F2E2 E4|\ E2EE E2F2|A2A2 A-Bc2|d2BB c2A2|F2E2 E2z2||
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