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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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Sea-life Sixty Years Ago: A Record of Adventures which Led Up to the ...

George Bayly - 1885 - 224 pages
...a large fleet of English and American merchant-vessels riding in the bay. CHAPTER VII. " There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack." DIBDIN. As soon as the crew had put the Calder in harbour trim, the European seamen were all paid off,...
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Mr. Oldmixon: A Novel

William Alexander Hammond - 1885 - 456 pages
...good the relationship has done you. No more of 'poor Hogarth.' You'll make me think that you're the ' sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack ' Hogarth, I mean." " I didn't know, Uncle Victor, but that since Hogarth has met with such an...
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Incidents and Anecdotes of the Civil War

David Dixon Porter - 1885 - 357 pages
...Colonel Bailey could do it, and that I had been expecting just such a man to turn up. '' There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft to keep watch for the life of poor Jack.""Bring your lumberman here, General," I said; " no doubt he has more plain practical ideas...
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Camiola, a Girl with a Fortune, Volume 1

Justin McCarthy - 1885
...goings-on in the same light ; and I suppose she has a firm belief that there's a sweet little cherub who sits up aloft, to keep watch for the life of poor Jack." " It all seems so strange," Lady Letitia said. " We were schoolgirls the other day, and now here am...
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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1888 - 632 pages
...come down below ; And a 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 Take the topsails of sailors aback, There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack ! " 1 said...
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Journal of H.M.S. Enterprise, on the Expedition in Search of Sir John ...

Sir Richard Collinson - 1889 - 531 pages
...escapes recorded, that we cannot wonder Arctic voyagers feel more than other sailors the tru.st in the " sweet little cherub that sits up aloft to keep watch for the life of poor Jack." One of the most imminent of those narrated happened to the Investigator in September, 1851, while working...
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Longman's Magazine, Volume 13

1889
...inscription, 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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Echoes of Life: Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry & Song. A Choice Collection of ...

Mrs. Grace Townsend - 1890 - 557 pages
...come down below; And a 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 Take the topsails of sailors aback, There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack!" I said...
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Living Thoughts in Words that Burn, from Poet, Sage and Humorist

Charles F. Beezley - 1891 - 382 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 Take the topsails of sailors aback, There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack. I said to...
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Echoes of Life Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry and Song: A Choice Collection of ...

Grace Townsend - 1891 - 556 pages
...come down below; And a 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 Take the topsails of sailors aback, There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack!" 314 THE...
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