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reesetee commented on the word chaise-marine
Wonderful! More, please.
January 31, 2007
chained_bear commented on the word chaise-marine
Chasemareene. (chaise-marine)While up and down from town to townWe Jolly Soldiers roveIts you my Queen in Chase mareeneShall move like Queen of LoveYour Love I prise beyond the SkiesBeyond the spoil of warWould you agree to follow meIn humble Baggage CarrFor happiness tho in DistressIn Soldiers wives are SeenAnd pride in coach has more reproachthan Love in Chase mareene. . . .With fife and Drum we Soldiers ComeWith all the pomp of warThen dont think mean of a Chase mareeneIts Loves Triumphant Carr.Source: Samuel Tallmadge and Others, Orderly books of the Fourth New York Regiment, 1778–1780, and the Second New York Regiment, 1780-1783. Albany: University of the State of New York, 1932, 652–653.