The 4 songs are quite varied. One, "Willie Smith," is a Napoleonic-era ballad usually called "The Plains of Waterloo." There is a line in one verse that bears mention given the recent conversation...
"For the wars are all over and peace it is returned again..."
--- On Mon, 1/25/10, Michael Reid <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
From: Michael Reid <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Leave the French out of it / was An Cumann le Béaloideas Éireann
To: [log in to unmask]
Date: Monday, January 25, 2010, 8:01 PM
On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 4:55 PM, Philippe Varlet <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> At 04:27 PM 1/25/2010 -0500, you wrote:
>> And where might one hear this? My French was quite fluent, 40 years ago.
Also available, with sound samples, on