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Broadside ballad entitled 'There's A Corner For You At My Fireside Still'



Written by D. MILLIGan, sung T. BALL, of Dundee.
Copies of this can be had at the Pox Box, Overgat, Dundee.

One day while walking down the   street, an old   pal I
did meet,
I scarcely would have known him, for he looked so ill
and weak,
And as he grasped me by the hand, these words to me
he said-
Dear Jim, I don't know   what to do, for   all I loved
are dead.
I told him to keep up his heart, and as I turned away,
A shilling I placed into his hand, and these words   to
him did say?


Come in the morning, come at night
Come in the eve when the moon shines bright.
Come at noontide, come when you will,
There's a corner for yon at my fireside ssill,

How oft we meet a young man, wreck'd on the sea of
Who'd done his best to keep afloat, and avoid all care
and strife;
Been wreck'd upon life's hidden rocks, and all his bright
hopes fled,
How oft he's whisper'd to himself, I wish that I were
dead ;
Let's try and lend a helping hand, when we find a firend
like that,
And whisper this into his car, 'twill eheer his   sinking

Now, sad's the loss of life that's been, around our coast
of late,
And many a widow now does mourn her husband's crul
We should try and do the best we can to help them in
their plight,
I don't think that Dundoe will be the last to give   her
To help those helpless orphents let's   show a   Christian
And find a corner for them at our fireside still.                                                                      Chorus-

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Probable period of publication: 1880-1900   shelfmark: L.C.Fol.70(66a)
Broadside ballad entitled 'There's A Corner For You At My Fireside Still'
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