Round The Corner


...in an emergency, when we wanted a heavy, "raise-the-dead" pull, which should start the beams of the ship, there was nothing like "Time for us to go!" "Round the corner," or "Hurrah! hurrah! my hearty bullies!"

-Richard Henry Dana, Jr., Two Years Before the Mast

Lyrics from Songs of American Sailormen, by Joanna Colcord

Oh, round the corner we will go,
Round the corner, Sally!
Oh, round the corner we will go,
Round the corner, Sally!

To Madam Gashee's we all will go,
Round the corner, Sally!
To Madam Gashee's we all will go,
Round the corner, Sally!

The Mademoiselles you all do know,
Round the corner, Sally!
The Mademoiselles you all do know,
Round the corner, Sally!

Oh, I wish I was at Madam Gashee's
Round the corner, Sally!
Oh, I wish I was at Madam Gashee's
Round the corner, Sally!

It's there we'll sit and take our ease,
Round the corner, Sally!
It's there we'll sit and take our ease,
Round the corner, Sally!


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