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Near Skinner street each night youll meet (First Line)
Near Somersetshire lived a squire of fame (First Line)
Near Southwark bridge on the Surrey side (First Line)
Near Southwark-bridge on the Surrey-side (First Line)
Near Southwark bridge on the Surry side (First Line)
Near the banks of that lone river (First Line)
Near the banks of that lone river (Title)
Near the church upon the hill (First Line)
Near the famd town of Deal close by the seaside (First Line)
Near the famd town of Deal close by the sea side (First Line)
Near the famd town of Plymouth close by the sea side (First Line)
Near the jaws of a prison in whose dismal gloom (First Line)
Near the town of Great Hadham I vow and declare (First Line)
Near this fair town not long ago (First Line)
Near to a lane a place of fame (First Line)
Near to St Jamess there lived a lady (First Line)
Near to that famd old mansion Newgate calld (First Line)
Near to the foot of Lady Lift (First Line)
Near to the town of Windsor (First Line)
Near Totterdown hill there livd an old pair (First Line)
Near where old Thames in ample tide (First Line)
Near where old Thamess in ample tide (First Line)
Near Woodstock-town in Oxfordshire (First Line)
Near yonder copse where once the garden smild (First Line)
Near Youghal harbour in a summers morning (First Line)

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