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Traditional
  1. Farewell and adieu to you Spanish ladies
    Farewell and adieu to you ladies of Spain
    For we've received orders for to sail for old England
    We hope in a short time to see you again.
    We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
    We'll rant and we値l roar all along the salt sea
    Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
    From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-five leagues.
  2. We hove our ship to with the wind from south west
    We hove our ship to for deep soundings to take
    With 45 fathoms and a white sandy bottom
    We spread our main yard and up channel did make.
    We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
    We'll rant and we値l roar all along the salt sea
    Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
    From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-five leagues.
  3. The first land we sighted it was called the Doddnan
    Next Ramhead of Plymouth of Portsman the white
    We sailed up to Beachy Post Fairlight and Dover
    Then we hove our ship to by the South Foreland light.
    We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
    We'll rant and we値l roar all along the salt sea
    Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
    From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-five leagues.
  4. Now let ev池y man drink of his full Bumper
    Now let ev池y man drink of his full glass
    We値l sing and be jolly and drown melancholy
    And here's to the health of each true hearted lass
    We'll rant and we'll roar like true British sailors
    We'll rant and we値l roar all along the salt sea
    Until we strike soundings in the channel of old England
    From Ushant to Scilly is thirty-five leagues.

From the collection Songs From Hazzards Huzzah