Though the night is dark as dungeon, not a star to be seen above
I'm a rover , seldom sober
I'm a rover of high degree
Ans when I'm drinking, I'm always thinking
How to gain my true love's company.
I went up to her bedroom window, kneeling gently upon a stone
I rapped on her bedroom window "My darling dear, do you lie alone"?
She raised her head up from her pillow, raised her arms up around her breast,
"It's only me, your own true lover, open the door and let me in.
"Well now me love, I must go and leave you, though the mountains be high above