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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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Yale University. Sheffield Scientific School. Class of 1891 - 1891
...dynamic. WARREN BYNNER NASH. " His noble hand did win what he did spend." JOHN COLWELL NEALE. " There's a sweet little cherub, that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack." Born and lives in Kittanning, Penn.; will be an engineer ; father is in the iron business ; had a cousin...
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The Strand Magazine, Volume 29

1905
...bubble of Reform in Tenniel's cartoon on the 1 THE CHERUB I " " There's a sweet little Chamberlain sits up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack F" /"Punch," March *;Jnd. IMi. By pfrmiuion of the Proprietor*. ) MR. CHAMBERLAIN. Bv SIR JOHN TENNIEL....
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The Andover Review, Volume 18

1892
...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...up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack." It is not often considered that a man-of-war, unlike a merchant vessel, is a combination of a permanent...
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The Sky-Sifter: The Great Chieftainess and "medicine Woman" of the Mohawks ...

William P. Bennett - 1892 - 302 pages
...thinks of dangers until they are upon him. He has faith in the words of Dibden's old song "There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack." The hard work he takes as a matter of course. One of his commandments is " Six days shall thou...
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Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's ...

Helen Campbell - 1892 - 740 pages
...the experience or even to find it his last. Sailors' songs are fidl of the same faith. " There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft To keep watch for the life of poor Jack " (484) A ROMANCE OF THE SEA. wrote Dibdin a hundred years ago, adding a thousand songs of sailor...
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Under the Evening Lamp

Richard Henry Stoddard - 1892 - 284 pages
...for his weakness and tender years, was always kind ; and though he appeared to be overlooked by the sweet little cherub that sits up aloft to keep watch for the soul of poor Jack, he was certainly observed by the good women of Brixham, who, having known his parents,...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - 1893
...down below ; And many fine things that proved clearly to me That Providence take us in tow : , 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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Treasury of Thought: Forming an Encyclopædia of Quotations from Ancient and ...

Maturin Murray Ballou - 1894 - 579 pages
...replied that " Providence was his very nextdoor neighbor." Sterne. There is a sweet little chernb that sits up aloft, to keep watch for the life of poor Jack. DibdiA. You mav say, " I wish to send this ball so as to kill the lion crouching yonder, ready...
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin ...

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1896
...who hummed over Dibdin's characMondir, i7ih Aug. tenstic air : " They say there 'sa Providence sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor Jack." j'.injir. The weather had been very gentle all night, and, about four in the l8lh A"8- morning of the...
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Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical ..., Volume 4

William Ernest Henley - 1896
...attendant at a boat-house. Also JACK-INTHE-WATER (qV). 1788. C. DIBDIN, Poor Jack, 'Song*. There's a sweet little Cherub that sits up aloft, To keep watch for the life of poor JACK. 1867. Caiselfs Family Paper, 23 Feb. The old brigadier ordered the JACKS to storm. 11. (American schools')....
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