"Some Rival" lyrics - STEELEYE SPAN

"Some Rival"

Some rival has stolen my true love away
So I in old England no longer can stay
I will swim the wide ocean around my fair breast
To find out my true love, the one I love the best

And when I have found out my joy and delight
I will welcome him kindly by day and by night
For the bells shall be ringing and the drums make a noise
For to welcome my true love with ten thousand joys

Here's a health to all lovers that are loyal and just
Here's confusion to the rival that lives in distrust
For it's I'll be as constant as a true turtle dove
And it's never will I prove false to my love

[Repeat first verse]