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Faithless Sally Brown

Rating: 3.0

Young Ben he was a nice young man,
A carpenter by trade;
And he fell in love with Sally Brown,
That was a lady's maid.

But as they fetch'd a walk one day,
They met a press-gang crew;
And Sally she did faint away,
Whilst Ben he was brought to.

The Boatswain swore with wicked words,
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Ian Overton 23 February 2011

Thomas Hood could write a comic verse, I like this one. not every verse is perfect, but the poem makes me laugh.

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