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La Pique

It’s of a flash packet, La Pique is her name All in the East Indies she bears great fame For cruel bad usage of every degree Like slaves in the galleys we plough the salt sea This is another song … Continue reading

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Paddy West’s House!

[ad#intheboatshed-post] The series of scans from Tait’s Seamanship I began a few days ago reminded me of the song Paddy West’s House, which describes a rather less salubrious ‘educational’ establishment that achieved celebrity status in the city of Liverpool a … Continue reading

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