4umi Thomas Moore : The Minstrel Boy

The Minstrel Boy

To the tune of the old Irish air The Moreen.

A third verse was added later:

Inspired by the rebellion of the United Irishmen in 1798 in which two of Moore's friends fought and died.
- --oOo-- -
 Thomas Moore The loves of the angels The kiss Cupid Stung The Minstrel Boy When 'Midst the Gay I Meet A Canadian Boat Song Oft, in the Stilly Night The time I 've lost in wooing The Lake of the Dismal Swamp The Last Rose of Summer