John Clarke-Whitfeld
(1770 - 1836)

Green Willow
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from Eight Glees, Op. 4. Published in 1798, when Clarke was Master of the Boys at the Chapel Royal, Dublin.
Lyrics: William Shakespeare

The poor soul sat sighing by a sycamore tree,
Sing O the green willow,
Her head on her bosom, her hand on her knee,
Sing O the green willow;
The fresh streams ran by her and murmured her moans,
Green willow, green willow,
The salt tears ran from her and softened the stones.
Sing O the green willow;
The willow shall be my garland.