It May Not Be Enough. First Known Use of bonanza , in the meaning defined at sense 1. History and Etymology for bonanza Spanish, literally, calm sea, from Medieval Latin bonacia , alteration of Latin malacia , from Greek malakia , literally, softness, from malakos soft.
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This article is about the American folk song. For other uses, see Shenandoah disambiguation. In the early days of America, rivers and canals were the chief trade and passenger routes, and boatmen were an important class.
Shenandoah was a celebrated Indian chief in American history, and several towns in the States are named after him.
Besides being sung at sea, this song figured in old public school collections. Oh Shenandoah, I long to see you, Away you rolling river.
Oh Shenandoah, I love your daughter, Away, you rolling river. Oh Shenandoah, I long to hear you, Away, you rolling river. Oh Shenandoah, I long to hear you, Far away, you rolling river.
Oh Shenandoah, Just to be near you, Far away, far away. Away you rolling river. The white man loved the Indian maiden, Away you rolling river.
With notions  his canoe was laden. At last there came a Yankee skipper. He winked his eye, and he tipped his flipper. He sold the chief that fire-water, Away you rolling river.
Across that wide and rolling river. I hear you calling! Away, you rolling river! Yes, far away I hear you calling, Ha, Ha!
Oh Shenandoah, I hear you calling, Hi-o, you rolling river. First Edition , Glasgow; Third Edition, Retrieved August 21, The New Dominion Monthly.
Retrieved March 27, On Board the "Rocket". Song of America Project. Retrieved September 29, Songs that Never Die.
Studies in Folk-song and Popular Poetry.