Holy Ground
 
Traditional
 
Fare thee well, my lovely Dinah.  
A thousand times adieu.
For we’re going away from the Holy Ground
and the girls we all love true. 
We will sail the salt seas over
and then return for shore.
And still I live in hope to see
the Holy Ground once more.
[Fine Girl You Are!]
 
You’re the girl I do adore,
and still I live in hope to see
the Holy Ground once more.
[Fine Girl You Are!]
 
Oh now the storm is raging
and we are far from shore.
The poor old ship she’s sinking fast
and the riggings they are tore. 
The night is dark and dreary,
we can scarcely see the moon. 
But still I live in hope to see
the Holy Ground once more.
[Fine Girl You Are!]
 
And now the storm is over
and we are safe and well. 
We will go into a public house
and we’ll sit and drink like hell. 
We will drink strong ale and porter
and we’ll make the rafters roar.
And when our money is all spent
we will go to sea once more. 
[Fine Girl You Are! ]