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Thread #7985   Message #1541205
Posted By: Q (Frank Staplin)
12-Aug-05 - 02:39 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Siul a Ruin
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Suil a Ruin
The Napoleonic Wars, as Le Scaramouche says, seems to be the logical origin of the lyrics. The first known printing, as noted by the late Bruce O near the beginning of this thread, is 1825.