Historic Sheet Music Collection


B. S. Barclay

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Come, Oh Come with Me, the Moon is Beaming
The words by B.S. Barclay Esqr
Adapted to a popular Italian melody

Philadelphia. Published by A. Fiot, 196 Chestnut St.

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Come, oh! come with me, the moon is beaming;
Come, oh! come with me, the stars are gleaming;
All around, above, with beauty teeming:
Moonlight hours are meet for love.
Tra la la la la la....

My skiff is by the shore; she's light and free:
To ply the feather'd oar, is joy to me;
And while we glide along, my song shall be:
My dearest maid I love but thee.
Tra la la la la la....



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