The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #73318   Message #3026866
Posted By: Ged Fox
08-Nov-10 - 01:50 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Cadgwith Anthem
Subject: RE: Origins: Cadgwith Anthem
Moving from evidence to supposition, from what little I've been able to find about Rev. Goodenough, I would guess that the song was written for some ship-board entertainment, (imagine Ali Baba,) and the words probably made good sense in their original context.