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" Hearts of oak are our ships, Hearts of oak are our men, We always are ready : Steady, boys, steady ! We'll fight and we'll conquer again and again. "
The Metropolitan - Page 247
1837
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Winter Evenings: Or Lucubrations on Life and Letters, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1823 - 276 pages
...others might beenumerated. J^ord Wharton boasted that he rhymed the King out of the kingdom by it. Hearts of Oak are our Ships, Hearts of Oak are our Men, is as good a composition as that of the old Grecian with the hard name, and I dare say has contributed...
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The Works of Vicesimus Knox, D.D.: With a Biographical Preface, Volume 2

Vicesimus Knox - 1824 - 612 pages
...others might be enumerated. Lord Wharton boasted that he rhymed the king out of the kingdom by it. " Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men," is as good a composition as that of the old Grecian with the hard name, and I dare say has contributed...
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Scenes of British Wealth: In Produce, Manufactures, and Commerce, for the ...

Isaac Taylor - 1825 - 364 pages
...built ?" " You are right, Henry. There is no wood so strong and fit for ship-building as the oak. " Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men." " Well, I wonder," said George, " how they can build a ship; or where they could find timber enough...
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The Log Book; Or, Nautical Miscellany..

Old Sailor - 1826 - 534 pages
...comfortable ; and, could he get the unhappy fate of his eanor, might be happy. THE BARGE'S GREW. CHAP. v. Ve always are ready — steady, boys, steady To fight and to conquer again and again." Upon the next thwart pulled Tom d, who was afterward up the editerranean with the gallant Sir S , and...
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Health without physic: or, cordials for youth, manhood and old age ... By an ...

Health - 1830 - 336 pages
...others might be enumerated. Lord Wharton boasted that he rhymed the king out of the kingdom by it. " Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men,'' is as good a composition as that of the old Grecian with the hard name; and it is not improbable may...
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Including a Journal of His ..., Volume 10

James Boswell - 1835 - 460 pages
...endeavoured to please them in this too., and was very lucky in that which occurred to me. I sung them — " Hearts of oak are our ships, Hearts of oak are our men." I translated it into Italian for them, and never did I see men so delighted with a song as the Corsicans...
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The life of Samuel Johnson ... including A journal of his tour to ..., Volume 10

James Boswell - 1835 - 402 pages
...endeavoured to please them in this too, and was very lucky in that which occurred to me. I sung them — " Hearts of oak are our ships, Hearts of oak are our men." I translated it into Italian for them, and never did I see men so delighted with a song as the Corsicans...
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A Brief Account, Together with Observations, Made During a Visit in the West ...

Thomas Rolph - 1836 - 302 pages
...from which the Union Jack proudly waved, to remind us, that Hearts of oak are our ships, Jolly tars are our men, We always are ready, Steady, Boys, steady, To fight and to conquer, again and again. | We passed the mouth of Fort Royal harbour, considered one of the most spacious, safe, and convenient...
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Johnsoniana; or, Supplement to Boswell [ed. by J.W. Croker].

John Wilson Croker - 1836 - 656 pages
...endeavoured to please them in this too, and was very lucky in that which occurred to me. I sung them — " Hearts of oak are our ships, Hearts of oak are our men." I translated it into Italian for them, and never did I see men so delighted with a song as the Corsicans...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1837 - 808 pages
...those trophies, the pride of the main, They were snatched by their valour from Gaul and from Spain. Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our...boys, steady, To fight and to conquer again and again. These arms the San Joseph once claimed as her own, Till Nelson and Britons their pride had o'erthrown...
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