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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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The Juvenile Budget Reopened: Being Further Selections from the Writings of ...

John Aikin - 1840 - 274 pages
...woods, so that a ball can pass through it, without making a large hole. Did you never hear the old song, Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men, &c. ? G. No. T. It was made at a time when England was more successful in war, than had ever before...
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Songs, Naval and National: Of the Late Charles Dibdin; with a Memoir and Addenda

Charles Dibdin - 1841 - 406 pages
...press you like slaves ; For who are so free as we sons of the waves ? Heart of oak are our ships, Heart of oak are our men, We always are ready ; Steady, boys, steady! We'll fight and we'll conquer again, and again. We ne'er see our foes but we wish them to stay, They...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 17

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1850 - 570 pages
...most artistically arranged, may give some idea of the air: " ' 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.' " In warm weather this pastime at the guns is exceedingly unpleasant, to say the least, and throws...
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Naval

William McCarty - 1842 - 484 pages
...of verse o'er the laurels they've won. Hearts of oak are our ships, souls of fire are our men, They always are ready, Steady boys, steady, To fight and to conquer again and again. O, long on our mountains the forests have stood, Through ages of peace in the shade of neglect; But...
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Songs, Odes, & Other Poems, on National Subjects: Comp. from ..., Volume 2

William McCarty - 1842 - 528 pages
...of verse o'er the laurels they've won. Hearts of oak are our ships, souls of fire are our men, They always are ready, Steady boys, steady, To fight and to conquer again and again. O, long on our mountains the forests have stood, Through ages of peace in the shade of neglect; And...
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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 544 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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Johnsoniana: Or, Supplement to Boswell: Being Anecdotes and Sayings of Dr ...

John Wilson Croker - 1842 - 546 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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Thirty Years from Home; Or A Voice from the Main Deck: Being the Experience ...

Samuel Leech - 1843 - 358 pages
...heard the words sung which belong to it ; this is the chorus : "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." At the roll of this evening drum, all hands hurry to the guns. Eight men and a boy are stationed at...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1845 - 900 pages
...the words sung which belong to it ; this is the chorus — " 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." At the roll of this evening drum, all hands hurry to the guns. Eight men and a boy are stationed at...
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Evenings at Home, Or, The Juvenile Budget Opened: Consisting of a Variety of ...

John Aikin, Mrs. Barbauld (Anna Letitia) - 1849 - 582 pages
...woods, so that a ball can pass through it without making a large hole. Did you never hear the old song. Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men, fee. Geo. No. Tut. It was made at a time when England was more successful in war than had ever before...
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