The Night Visit
Traditional (arrangement by Christy Moore)

"Who are you me pretty fair maid
And who are you m'honey?"
"Who are you me pretty fair maid
And who are you m'honey?"
She answered me quite modestly,
"I am me mammy's darlin'."
With your tu-ri-ah, fol-er-diddle-da
Ta-di-ree-fol-da-diddle-derry-o

"Will you come to me mammy's house
When the moon is shining clearly?
Will you come to me mammy's house
When the moon is shining clearly?
I'll open the door and I'll let you in
And devil the one to hear us."
With your...

So I went to her house in the middle of the night
When the moon was shining clearly.
So I went to her house in the middle of the night
When the moon was shining clearly.
She opened the door and she let me in
And devil the one to hear us.
With your...

She took me horse by the bridle and the bit
And she led him to the stable.
She took me horse by the bridle and the bit
And she led him to the stable.
"There's plenty of oats for a soldier's horse
So eat them if he’s able."
With your...

She took me by the lilywhite hand
And she led me to the table.
She took me by the lilywhite hand
And she led me to the table.
"There's plenty of wine for a soldier fine
So drink it if you're able."
With your...

She got up and she made the bed
And she made it nice and aisy
She got up and she made the bed
And she made it nice and aisy
Then she took me by the hand sayin',
"Blow out the candle."
With your...

There we lay 'til the break of the day
And devil the one to hear us.
There we lay 'til the break of the day
And devil the one to hear us.
She arose, put on her clothes sayin',
"Darlin' you must leave me."
With your...

"When can I return again
And when might we get married?"
"When can I return again
And when might we get married?"
"When broken shells make Christmas bells
We might well get married."
With your...

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