Old Houses of Connecticut

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Page 179 - I'm sure, And if you'll do it in a score, I'll treat you to a double share of brandy, oh!" The British shot flew hot, Which the Yankees answered not, Till they got within the distance they called handy, oh! "Now...
Page 8 - The celebration of the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the settlement of the Jews in the United States properly emphasizes a series of historical facts of more than merely national significance.
Page 179 - Lord, I didn't think those Yankees were so handy, oh !" Our second told so well That their fore and mizzen fell, Which dous'd the Royal ensign neat and handy, oh ! "By George!
Page 179 - The British shot flew hot, Which the Yankees answered not, Till they got within the distance they called handy, oh ! " Now," says Hull unto his crew, " Boys, let's see what we can do, If we take this boasting Briton we're the dandy, oh! " The first broadside we pour'd Carried her mainmast by the board, Which made this loftly frigate look abandon'd, oh!
Page 179 - But they never found their match, Till the Yankees did them catch, Oh, the Yankee boys for fighting are the dandy, oh...
Page 179 - And they fired a lee gun, While the Yankees struck up Yankee doodle dandy, oh! Then Dacres came on board, To deliver up his sword, Tho' loth was he to part with it, it was so handy, oh! "Oh! keep your sword," says Hull, "For it only makes you dull, Cheer up, and let us have a little brandy, oh!
Page 98 - Peace be to this house : and many other times he said : My peace I give unto you, my peace I leave with you, peace be amongst you.
Page 179 - tire, a frigate bold, On the foaming ocean rolled, Commanded by proud Dacres, the grandee, oh! With as choice a British crew, As a rammer ever drew, Could flog the Frenchmen two to one so handy, oh! When this frigate hove in view, Says proud Dacres to his crew, " Come clear the decks for action and be handy, oh ! To the weather gage, boys, get her...
Page 179 - The British shot flew hot, which the Yankees answered not Till they got within the distance they call'd handy, Oh ! Then says Hull unto his crew : " Boys, let's see what we can do ! — If we take this boasting Briton we're the dandy, Oh ! " The first broadside we poured took her mainmast by the board, Which made this lofty frigate look abandoned.
Page 179 - Oh, keep your sword," says Hull, "for it only makes you dull, So cheer up— and let us have a little brandy. Oh ! " "Come, fill your glasses full, and we'll drink 'To Captain Hull!' A.nd so merrily we'll push about the brandy, Oh ! " John Bull may toast his fill ! let the world say what it will, But the Yankee boy for fighting is the dandy, Oh I CHAPTER IV.

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