Me father was the keeper of the Eddystone Light,|
He married a mermaid one fine night,
And from that union there came three,
Two little fishies and the other was me.
With a yo-ho-ho, let the wind blow free,
It's all for the life on the rolling sea.
2. One night as I was trimmin' the glim,
3. A voice from starboard shouted, "Ahoy!"|
And there was me mother sittin' on a buoy,
Meanin' a bouy for ships what sail,
And not a boy what's a juvenile male.
4. "Well, what became of me children three?"
5. The phosphorous flashed in her seaweed hair,
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