The Parting Glass

Words and Music by: Irish Traditional

Oh, of all the money that e'er I had, I spent it in good company,
And of all the harm that ever I done, alas it was to none but me.
And all I've done for once of wit to mem'ry now I can't recall,
So fill to me the parting glass, good night and joy be with you all.

Oh, of all the friends that e'er I had, they're sorry at my going away,
And of all the sweethearts that ever I had, they would wish me one more day to stay.
But since it falls unto my lot, that I should rise and you should not,
I softly rise and I gently call, goodnight and joy be with you all.

If I had money enough to spend and leisure time to sit awhile,
There is a fair maid in this town who sorely has my heart beguiled.
Her rosy cheeks and ruby lips, I own, she has my heart in thrall,
So fill to me the parting glass, good night and joy be with you all.

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