We conquer dear girls but for you
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We Conquer dear Girls
but for You.
Printed and Sold by J Pitts No. I4 Great
St. Andrew Street,7 Dials.
COME ſailors be filling the can,
The wind is beginning to blow,
We've time to drink round to a man,
And then to weigh anchor muſt go,
What thouſands repair to the ſtrand,
To give us cheeing adieu,
'Tis plain they believe on the land,
We conquer, dear girls, but for you,
hen oft the main top-maſt yard,
The ſailor is ſwung to and fro,
Tho' the tempeſt blows ever ſo hard,
He whiſtles defiance to woe ;
The gale can but laſt for a while,
'Tis always the boaſt of the crew,
And they reflect with a ſmile,
We conquer, dear girls, bur for you.
The battle tremendous appears,
When blood ſtain the face of the main,
Tho' thunder reſounds in his ears,
The ſailors a ſtranger to pain ;
The thought with what rapture and pride
Each girl will her hero review,
'Tis this makes him danger deride,
We conquer, dear girls, but for you.
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