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Did you ever hear of Captain Wattle?
He was all for love and a little for the bottle.

Did you ever hear of Captain Wattle?
He was all for love and a little for the bottle.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Drinking Quotes,
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His form was of the manliest beauty,
His heart was kind and soft,
Faithful, below, he did read more

His form was of the manliest beauty,
His heart was kind and soft,
Faithful, below, he did his duty;
But now he's gone aloft.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Epitaphs Quotes,
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For though his body's under hatches,
His soul has gone aloft.

For though his body's under hatches,
His soul has gone aloft.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Epitaphs Quotes,
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A strong nor'wester's blowing, Bill;
Hark! don't ye hear it roar now?
Lord help 'em, how I read more

A strong nor'wester's blowing, Bill;
Hark! don't ye hear it roar now?
Lord help 'em, how I pities them
Unhappy folks on shore, now.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Ships Quotes,
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In every mess I find a friend,
In every port a wife.

In every mess I find a friend,
In every port a wife.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Wives Quotes,
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For they say there's a Providence sits up aloft
To keep watch for the life of poor Jack.

For they say there's a Providence sits up aloft
To keep watch for the life of poor Jack.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Navigation Quotes,
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But the standing toast that pleased me most
Was, "The wind that blows, the ship that goes,
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But the standing toast that pleased me most
Was, "The wind that blows, the ship that goes,
And the lass that loves a sailor!"

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Toasts Quotes,
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There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft,
To keep watch for the life of poor Jack.

There's a sweet little cherub that sits up aloft,
To keep watch for the life of poor Jack.

by Charles Dibdin Found in: Navigation Quotes,
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