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I SEE THE MOON. Irish, Air (4/4 time). G Dorian. Standard tuning (fiddle). One part. Learned by Joyce as a child in Limerick. "On the first appearance of the new moon, a number of children linked hands and danced, keeping rime to the following verse—

I see the moon, the moon sees me,
God bless the moon and God bless me:
There's grace in the cottage and grace in the hall;
And the grace of God is over us all. . . . . (Joyce)

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Printed sources: Joyce (Old Irish Folk Music and Songs), 1909; No. 118, p. 60.

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