Married to a mermaid

‘Twas on the deep Atlantic, Midst Equinoctial gales; This young farmer fell overboard Among the sharks and whales; He disappeared so quickly, So headlong down went he, That he went out of sight Like a streak of light To the bottom of the deep blue sea. Singing...

Mollymauk

Oh, the Southern Ocean is a lonely place, Where the storms are many and the shelter’s scarce. Down upon the Southern Ocean sailing, Down below Cape Horn On the restless water and the sullen sky You can see old Mollymauk wheel and fly. (Down upon the Southern...

Old Billy Riley

Old Billy Riley, Mister Billy Riley Old Billy Riley-O Old Billy Riley, Mister Billy Riley Old Billy Riley-O Old Billy Riley, he was the boarding master. Old Billy Riley-O Old Billy Riley, he was the boarding master. Old Billy Riley-O Old Billy Riley wed the skipper’s...

O Christmas Tree

O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree! Thy leaves are so unchanging; O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree! Thy leaves are so unchanging; Not only green when summer’s here, But also when ’tis cold and drear. O Christmas Tree! O Christmas Tree! Thy leaves are so...

Pull for the shore

Pull for the shore, sailor, pull for the shore! Heed not the rolling waves, but bend to the oar; Safe in the life boat, sailor, cling to self no more! Leave the poor old stranded wreck, and pull for the shore. Light in the darkness, sailor, day is at hand! See o’er...