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Music of the Waters.              221
BOWLINE CHANTY.
Solo.
Translation. Solo.—" A sailor's greatest pleasure Chorus.—Is Julia, Julia hops as a Jo.
Solo.—Beloved of girls so dear. Chorus.—Julia hops as a Jo.
Julia, Julia, Julia, Julia ! Julia, sweet Julia."
There are, I am told, a great many verses to this tune, but as they are all much in the same strain, I have just given the one.
The pumping-song which follows is a great favourite with the sailors. The translation has one merit—it is very literal.
PUMPING CHANTY.







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