Four Green Fields

Four Green Fields is a 1967 folk song by Irish musician Tommy Makem, described in the New York Times as a "hallowed Irish leave-us-alone-with-our-beauty ballad." Of Makem's many compositions, it has become the most familiar, and is part of the common repertoire of Irish folk musicians.

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History Of Norfolk Island - First Penal Settlement
... covered with the most beautiful ploughed fields all the way down to the sea ... The sight of these great flax fields is one of the loveliest I ever beheld ... The slender stalks, of the most beautiful green and reaching far above a man’s head, bent in the gentle breeze that blew from the sea ...
Four Green Fields - Text
... fine old woman What did I have, this proud old woman did say I had four green fields, each one was a jewel But strangers came and tried to take them from me I had fine strong sons, who fought to save ...
Gondor - Literature - Geography - Natural Features
... in the west of the kingdom, between the White Mountains and Anfalas the name means "green ridges" ... Before the Battle of the Pelennor Fields, "three hundreds of gallant green-clad men" came from this land to Minas Tirith ... the Rohirrim army on their passage from behind Amon Dîn to the Pelennor Fields ...

Famous quotes containing the words fields and/or green:

    Leave your worry on the doorstep.
    —Dorothy Fields (1904–1974)

    The force that through the green fuse drives the flower
    Drives my green age; that blasts the roots of trees
    Is my destroyer.
    And I am dumb to tell the crooked rose
    My youth is bent by the same wintry fever.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)