O, the work was hard and the wages low,|
Leave her, Johnny, leave her!
We'll pack our bags and go below,
It's time for us to leave her!
2. The work was hard, the voyage was long,
3. The food was bad and the ship was slow,
4. It was growl you my but go you must,
5. I thought I heard the old man say,
6. The sails are furled, our work is done,
1. Oh, the times were hard and the wages low,
Amelia, whar you bound to?
The Rocky Mountains is my home,
Across the Western Ocean.
2. The Land of Promise there you'll see,
3. To Liverpool I'll take my way,
4. There's Liverpool Pat with his tarpaulin hat,
5. Beware the packet ships, I say,
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