Intro Em D Bm C D All mandolin breaks in the song follow the same chords as verse. Em Well Met, Well Met, Said an old true love. Well Met, Well Met, Said He D Bm C I just returned from the salt, salt sea. And it's all for D Em the love of thee. Em Come In, Come in, My Own true love and have a seat by me D Bm C It's been three-fourths of a long, long year since together D Em we have been Em I can't come in and I can't sit down, for I've only a moment's time. D Bm C They say you're married to a house capenter and your heart D Em will never be mine Em I could've married the king's daughter fair And she would've married me. D Bm C But I have forsaken her crowns of gold, and it's all for D Em the love of thee Em Now will you forsake your house carpenter, And go along with me? D Bm C I'll take you wher the grass grows green on the banks of the D Em deep blue sea. Em Then she picked up her darling little babe and kisses she gave it three. D Bm C Saying stay right here you darling little babe, and keep D Em your papa company. Em They had not been on the ship two weeks I'm sure it was not three. D Bm C 'Til this true love began to weep and to mourn and she wept D Em most bitterly. Em Saying are you weeping for my silver and my gold? Saying are you weeping for my store? D Bm C Or are you weeping for your house carpenter, whose face D Em you'll never see no more? Em I am not weeping for your silver and your gold. I am not weeping for your store. D Bm C No, I am weeping for my darling little babe whose face i'll D Em never see no more Em A curse, a curse to the sailor she cried. A curse, A Curse she swore. D Bm C You robbed me of my darling little babe. That I shall never D Em see no more. Em They had not been on the ship three weeks. I'm sure is was not four. D Bm C When there came a leak in the bottem of the ship and sank D Em the for to rise no more.