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boarded her and struck her colours, then there was Saunarez, off Cherbourgh, took the Re-union, killed and wounded a hundred and twenty, without the loss of a British seaman. Both knighted and barow-knighted, that's right; some sense to fight for a country like this. In short, we worked them, we took Neptune, and Fortune, and Victory; but for the matter of that, we had all this on our side before. Then we took Liberty that was just bringing coals to Newcastle, you know ; Glory, ditto repeated; after that, we took Immortality, but they did not care much about that; and then, at last, we took their Constitution. That was nonsense, we had a good Constitution of our own. Then we took Resistance, and Freedom, and Fame, and Concord; damme, we took almost every thing from them but palaver, and that they are welcome to. Well then, we took all the Saints from the Spaniards; and then we took from the Dutch, I don' know what the devil we took from the Dutch, with their cursed hard names.

As for me, &c.

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WHEN IN WAR ON THE OCEAN.

WHEN in war on the ocean we meet the proud

foe, Though with ardor for conquest our bosoms may

glow, Let us see on their vessels old England's flag wave, They shall find British sailors but conquer to save. And now their pale ensign we view from afar, With three cheers they're welcom'd by each British

tar; While the genius of Britain still bids us advance, And our guns hurl in thunder defiance to France.

Spoken.) Why now, there was Howe and the glo. rious first of June! then there was Jarvis when he beat the Spaniards fifteen to twenty-seven; Duncan, with his hard blows with the Dutch ; Nelson and the Nile: but, lud, 'tis nonsense to tell you about these grand affairs. For our great grand grand children will read about it, you know, in almanacs and things, just as people read of the hard frost and fire in London. It is the neat little brushes, that I intends to talk to you about. There was Pellew in the Hampin, don't you remember; pegging away at that seventy-four, just for all the world like two school-boys licking a great hulking fellow; then there was Fawkener; who would nit have died like Fawkener? and then there was Cooke, in the East Indies, he fell nobly too; damme, if I would not as soon be Cooke as Fawkener. But avast, avast, there was another brave fellow; indeed there was plenty of brave fellows, it that was all, but I mean Hood, in the Mars, just saw the Hercules strike, and died. Hollo, zounds, I shall be swabbing my bows, if I go on at this rate; stay, what was there else: oh, there was the brush with the La Pomone; and then you know, Sir Sidney, he did some neat things; and then there was Trollope, in the Glatton; and there was, you know there was, damme if I know what there was, but As for me, I e'nt learn’d, for I can't read or write,

But, what's reading or writing, or any such arts? To find their due praise for their country that

fight, We must read from our mem'ries what's writ in

our hearts. Not that heroes e'er brag or for Aattery sue,

True bravery was never yet known to be vain,, And the thanks and the honours so nobly their

due, By deeds, not by words, gallant Britons obtain.

Spoken. ] Why, what could be so glorious, you know, as Pellew, when he took the Cleopatra?

boarded her and struck her colours, then there was Saumarez, off Cherbourgh, took the Re-union, killed and wounded a hundred and twenty, without the loss of a British seaman. Both knighted and barow-knighted, that's right; some sense to fight for a country like this. In short, we worked them, we took Neptune, and Fortune, and Victory; but for the matter of that, we had all this on our side before. Then we took Liberty that was just bringing coals to Newcastle, you know; Glory, ditto repeated; after that, we took Immortality, but they did not care much about that; and then, at last, we took their Constitution. That was nonsense, we had a good Constitution of our own. Then we took Resistance, and Freedom, and Fame, and Concord; damme, we took almost every thing from them but palaver, and that they are welcome to. Well then, we took all the Saints from the Spaniards; and then we took from the Dutch, I don' know what the devil we took trom the Dutch, with their cursed hard names.

As for me, &c.

WHEN IN WAR ON THE OCEAN.

WHEN in war on the ocean we meet the proud

foe, Though with ardor for conquest our bosoms may

glow, Let us see on their vessels old England's flag wave, They shall find British sailors but conquer to save. And now their pale ensign we view from afar, With three cheers they're welcom'd by each British

tar; While the genius of Britain still bids us advance, And our guns hurl in thunder defiance to France.

But mark our last broadside! she sinks! down she

goes! Quickly man all your boats, they no longer are.

. foes; To snatch a brave fellow from a watery grave,' Is worthy a Briton, who conquers to save.

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HOW SWEET IN THE WOODLANDS. HOW sweet in the woodlands, with fleet hounds

and horn, To waken shrill echo, and taste the fresh morn: But hard is the chase my fond heart must pursue, For Daphne, fair Daphne, is lost to my view :

She's lost! For Daphne is lost to my view! Assist me, chaste Dian', the nymph to regain, More wild than the roebuck, and wing'd with dis

dain; In pity o'ertake her, who wounds as she flies,... Though Daphne's pursu'd--'tis Myrtillo that dies !

That dies! Though Daphne's pursu'd, --'tis Myrtillo that dies.

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GENERAL WOLFE'S SONG.
How stands the glass around?
For shame, you take no care, my boys!

How stands the glass around?
Let mirth and wine abound!

The trumpets sound
The colours now are flying, boys,

To fight, kill, or wound;

May still be found
Content with our hard fate, my boys,

On the cold ground!

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