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Nile, Battle of the, 1798 - 14

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Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841 - 8
Garrick, David, 1717-1779 - 8

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9151

Titles:
Dear Mary, or, Farewell to old England

First Lines:
Farewell to old England, thy white cliffs adieu

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2069

Titles:
Blow high, blow low

First Lines:
Blow high, blow low, let tempests tear
Blow high, blow low, let tempest steer

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V396

Titles:
Stand to your guns

First Lines:
Stand to your guns, my hearts of oak
Stand to your guns my hearts of oak

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1798

Titles:
Blooming Sally; or, The constant sailor

First Lines:
I'm a jolly young lad, Jack Rollius [sic] my name

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3360

Titles:
Jack ashore

First Lines:
I've always loved a sailor's life, a sailors life for me

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11984

Titles:
The queen and the navy!
The queen and the navy for ever
The queen & the navy for ever!

First Lines:
Fair is the lily, sweet the blushing rose

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4164

Titles:
Ye mariners of England
The mariners of England

First Lines:
Ye mariners of England
Ye mariners of England, who guard our native seas
Ye mariners of England!
Ye mariners of England that guard your native seas

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V328

Titles:
The chapter of admirals
The Chapter of admirals

First Lines:
Lord Effingham kick'd the Armada down

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3375

Titles:
Spanking Jack
Spanking Jack. A new song

First Lines:
Spanking Jack was so comely so pleasant so jolly
Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant so jolly
Spanking Jack was so comely, so pleasant, so jolly

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6687

Titles:
With a cutlass in his hand

First Lines:
With a cutlass in his hand, and a pistol by his side

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11986

Titles:
The queen & the navy

First Lines:
The boast of Britannia, the pride of our queen

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3363

Titles:
Jack at the windlass

First Lines:
Come all hands ahoy to the anchor

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9211

Titles:
The dauntless sailor

First Lines:
The dauntless sailor leaves his home

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3900

Titles:
Poor Joe or, He's happy

First Lines:
I sing of a seafaring lad

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2014

Titles:
A wet sheet and a flowing sea
A wet sheet and a flowing sea!

First Lines:
A wet sheet! and a flowing sea
A wet sheet and a flowing sea

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7891

Titles:
Nelson and the navy
Nelson and victory

First Lines:
I say, my heart, why here's your works
Nelson the great he is the man
Tom Splice was a tar in whose bosom was blended
I say my heart why here's your works

Subjects:
Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V110

Titles:
Afloat on the ocean

First Lines:
Afloat on the ocean my days gaily fly

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7002

Titles:
The sailor's consolation in a storm

First Lines:
The wind came on a hurricane

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7358

Titles:
The loyal tar

First Lines:
Arouse jolly tars, and with ardour unite
Rouse, rouse, Britains rouse, and with ardour unite

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8444

Titles:
Powder monkey Peter

First Lines:
Born aboard a man of war

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10069

Titles:
Whateley! the sailors' friend

First Lines:
Ye mariners of England

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13262

Titles:
Merrily goes the bark. Glee

First Lines:
Merrily, merrily goes the bark

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V467

Titles:
Gallant Tom

First Lines:
It blew great guns, when gallant Tom
It blew great guns when gallant Tom

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1332

Titles:
John Bull's call to the sailors. A new song

First Lines:
Ye gardians [sic] of Britian [sic], ye sons of the waves

Themes:
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8182

Titles:
The sea is England's glory

First Lines:
The sea is England's glory

Themes:
Naval

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