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The Holy Ground

The Holy Ground – Irish Song

Lyrics of The Holy Ground

Fare thee well, my lovely Dinah,
A thousand times adieu.
For we’re going away from the Holy Ground
And the girls we all love true.
We will sail the salt seas over 
And then return for shore 
And still I live in hope to see
The Holy Ground once more.
[Fine Girl You Are]
You’re the girl that I adore,
And still I live in hope to see
the Holy Ground once more.
[Fine Girl You Are]
Now when we’re out a-sailing
And you are far behind
Fine letters will I write to you
With the secrets of my mind,
The secrets of my mind, my girl,
You’re the girl that I adore,
And still I live in hope to see
The Holy Ground once more.
[Fine Girl You Are]
Oh now the storm is raging
And we are far from shore;
The poor old ship she’s sinking fast
And the riggings they are tore.
The night is dark and dreary, 
We can scarcely see the moon,
But still I live in hope to see
the Holy Ground once more.
[Fine Girl You Are]
And now the storm is over
And we are safe and well. 
We will go into a public house 
And we’ll sit and drink like hell. 
We will drink strong ale and porter
And we’ll make the rafters roar,
And when our money is all spent
We will go to sea once more.