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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
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Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 33

1908 - 530 pages
...year : To honour we call you, not press you like slaves, For who are so free as we sons of the waves ? Hearts of oak are our ships, Hearts of oak are our men, We always are ready, Steady, boys, steady, We'll fight and well conquer again and again. We ne'er see our foes but we wish them to stay ; They...
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The Magazine of History: With Notes ..., Issue 9, Volume 3 - Issue 12, Volume 3

1910 - 554 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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Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, Volume 41

Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow - 1910 - 344 pages
...endeavoured to please them in this too, and was very lucky in that which occurred to me. I sung then ' 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 more delighted with a song than the...
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Boswell, the Biographer

George Mallory - 1912 - 364 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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Poems of patriotism, history and legend

1912 - 624 pages
...who are so free as the sons of the waves? The Soldier's Dream 2209 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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The Sea's Anthology: From the Earliest Times Down to the Middle of the ...

John Edward Patterson - 1913 - 432 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 meet our foes but we wish them to stay;...
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Spanish Gold

George A. Birmingham - 1912 - 266 pages
...'98, when the French landed at Killala. He was a sailor, a naval man " " I know," said Meldon. " ' Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men,' and all that sort of thing." " The Sir Giles of that day got into a panic when the French landed. It...
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Patriotic Poems

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1914 - 142 pages
...; To honour we call you, not press you like slaves, For who are so free as the sons of the waves ? Hearts of oak are our ships, hearts of oak are our men, We always are ready, 6 Steady, boys, steady, We'll fight and we'll conquer again and again. We ne'er meet our foes but we...
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The Country's Call: A Short Selection of Patriotic Verse

Edmund Beale Sargant - 1915 - 40 pages
...year; To honour we call you, not press yon like slaves; For who are so free as the sons of the waves ? 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. We ne'er see our foes but we wish them to stay, They...
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The Works of Herman Melville, Volume 6

Herman Melville - 1922 - 524 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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