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" There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack! "
The roundelay; a selection of comic, martial, naval and sentimental songs - Page 204
by Roundelay - 1815
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Punch, Volumes 22-23

1852
...might be disposed to extend bis good offices. vol. xxin. A PEETTY KETTLE OF FISH. CAUTION ! THE sweet little cherub " that sits up aloft to keep watch for the welfare of JOHN BULL, has for some time past been continually sweeping the horizon with his telescope...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

1862 - 490 pages
...that come down below; And many fine things that proved clearly to me That Providence takes us in tow: For, says he, do you mind me, let storms e'er so oft,...There 'sa sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, I said to our Poll, for d' ye see, she would cry, When last we weigh'd anchor for sea, What argufies...
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Softness, by the author of 'Hardness'.

Charles Henry Knox - 1842
...through the fog; damp and dreariness were the prevailing characteristies of the evening; and yet if the " Sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack," had looked down upon the antique towers of Champion Hall, he would have seen even a far at ...
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Narrative of a Yacht Voyage in the Mediterranean: During 1840-41, Volume 1

Elizabeth Mary Leveson-Gower Grosvenor Westminster (2d marchioness of) - 1842
...BARCELONA. " Says he, do you mind me, tho' storms e'er so oft Take the top lifts of sailors aback, There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack." Dibdi*. Dec. 3. AFTER the preceding days of calm and beautiful weather, we were awakened today...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

1842 - 490 pages
...don't think me a milk-sop so soft To be taken for trifles aback; For they say there 'sa Providence sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack. Why, I heard our good chaplain palaver one day About souls, heaven, mercy, and such ; And, my timbers!...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 181

1889
...for the grammar of which Dibdin was scarcely responsible : These are sweet little cherubs what sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack. But in 1823 I was sent off to more serious schooling at Blandford, and both Sells and Hosier passed...
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A New and old evangelical magazine

...that there is still truth in what the poet of the British Navy so deliciously sings, There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack. How closely angel and man are linked together, is again asserted by the same heavenly messenger, in...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...Captain Rion, justly entitled the gallant and the good by Lord Nelson, when he wrote home his despatches. For, says he, do you mind me, let storms e'er so oft,...up aloft, To keep watch for the life of Poor Jack. I said to our Poll, for, d'ye see, she would cry, When last we weigh 'd anchor for sea, What argufies...
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England Under the House of Hanover: Its History and Condition ..., Volume 2

Thomas Wright - 1848
...railer, Trust your fortune's care to me." A paper on the table bears the descriptive lines, " The sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the purse of poor Jack." Various seizures were made about this time of the persons and papers of some of...
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England Under the House of Hanover: Its History and Condition ..., Volume 2

Thomas Wright - 1848
...railer, Trust your fortune's care to me." A paper on the table bears the descriptive lines, " The sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the purse of poor Jack." Various seizures were made about this time of the persons and papers of some of...
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