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A DIALOGUE; OVERHEARD IN A VILLAGE NEAR PORTSMOUTH, DURING WAR FRANCE, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Says sue to jack, 'the reason why we english wins the day
Last Line: "jabbering beggars, no! Who'd understand 'em if they did?"
Alternate Author Name(s): Egerton-warburton, R. E.
Subject(s): French & Indian Wars; Navy - France; Navy - Great Britain; Prayer; War; French Navy; English Navy


SAYS Sue to Jack, "The reason why we English wins the day,
'Tis because before a battle them 'ere Frenchmen never pray:"
Jack he answer'd scornful, as he spat and turn'd his quid,
"Jabbering beggars, no! who'd understand 'em if they did?"





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