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I once loved a boy, just a bold Irish...

Language: English

I once loved a boy, just a bold Irish boy
who would come and would go at my request;
and this bold Irish boy was my pride and my joy
and I built him a bow'r in my breast.

But this girl who has taken my bonny, bonny boy,
let her make of him all that she can;
and whether he loves me or loves me not,
I will walk with my love now and then.

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Text added to the website: 2004-07-11.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:08
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