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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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White-jacket: Or, The World in a Man-of-war

Herman Melville - 1850 - 336 pages
...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 a...
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Songs of the Late Charles Dibdin: With a Memoir

Charles Dibdin - 1850 - 424 pages
...you like slaves ; For who are so free as the 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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Rambles in the Islands of Corsica and Sardinia

Thomas Forester - 1858 - 504 pages
...endeavoured to please them in this, too, and was very lucky in what occurred to me. I sung to 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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London Scenes and London People: Anecdotes, Reminiscences, and Sketches of ...

William Harvey - 1864 - 412 pages
...genius, stir up his countrymen to resist the common enemy, by saying emphatically from their lips— " We always are ready, Steady boys, steady, To fight and to conquer, again and again." At the foot of Holborn-hill a songster revelled in— " A frog he would a-wooing go, Whether his mother...
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Algemeene vaderlandsche letter-oefeningen, Part 2

1864 - 1028 pages
...groot worden. Londen , van het oud-Britsche Lhong dinas , stad der schepen , werd zoo een wereldstad. Hearts of oak are our ships , hearts of oak are our men , wonen liever op schepen dan op het land , en zijn er thuis. Peter de groote , Ruslands schepper ,...
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Colonial Records of the New York Chamber of Commerce, 1768-1784

New York Chamber of Commerce - 1867 - 632 pages
...plenty of honest grog to cheer their hearts and drink the king's health and success to his arms. " ' 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.' " This noble chorus again echoed with propriety, will...
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Evenings at home; or, The juvenile budget opened. By dr Aikin and mrs Barbauld

John Aikin - 1868 - 384 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, &<-. Geo. No. Tut. It was made at a time when England was more successful in war than had ever before...
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Demokritos: oder, Hinterlassene Papiere eines Lachenden ..., Volumes 9-10

Karl Julius Weber - 1868 - 1296 pages
...OJÎatrofe l)at 4 ißfunb Sterling monatüdjen @olb, unb baê ^a^r wirb geredjnet 311 breijefjn SWonben. Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men, ' unb biefe 3Jîatincr wohnen lieber auf ©rfjiffcn, ale auf bent Sanbe, unb im testen Stiege fatten...
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Evenings at home [by J. Aikin and A.L. Barbauld] in words of one ..., Volume 310

Lucy Aikin - 1869 - 202 pages
...ball can pass through it, and yet not make a large hole or rend it. Have you not heard the old song, " Hearts of oak are our ships, Hearts of oak are our men" ? Mark.— No. Sam.— Is there no use for the oak but to build ships with ? Mr. Vere. — Oh, yes...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 9-10

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1870 - 526 pages
...the words sung which belong to it ; this is the chorus — 1 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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