"Farewell" as written by and Pierce Pettis....
Farewell New Port Town
Farewell Rhode Island sound
Just a maiden of sixteen
What do I know

I love your ocean spray
The dark waves of green and grey
Upon the rocks they break
Pounding in my soul

Bound for a marriage my father made
To a man who is twice my age
He has a fine estate
Or so I'm told

Yankee clippers on the bay
Have come to take my heart away
Far down to Charleston Town
On Carolina's coast

Old ragamuffin man
Made by my mother's hands
This and some odds and ends
Are all that I own

Bound for a marriage my father made
To a man who is twice my age
He has a fine estate
Or so I'm told

Far from the sea he lives
In the western wilderness
Where the Alabama sun
Will burn me brown

Bound for a marriage my father made
To a man who is twice my age
He has a fine estate
Or so I'm told


Lyrics submitted by martincr70

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