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114             Music of the Waters.
and resulted in riot and bloodshed. The arrival of a vessel ' On his Majesty's service' in the Tyne was regarded with mingled feelings of aversion and fear by those who were liable to be called upon, and the press-gang was a fertile theme for local rhymsters from the earliest period of its operation down to living memory."
LIBERTY FOR THE SAILORS.
" Lasses, call your lads ashore, Lasses, call your lads ashore, Lasses, call your lads ashore. There's liberty for the sailors.
" Liberty and money free, Liberty and money free, Liberty and money free, There's liberty for the sailors.
" Let the lubbers lie aboard, Let the lubbers lie aboard, Let the lubbers lie aboard, Because they're nobbut tailors.
But, lasses, call your lads ashore,
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