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Thread #2169   Message #1075727
Posted By: GUEST,Joseph Miras
18-Dec-03 - 06:46 PM
Thread Name: Origins: Admiral Benbow
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Admiral Benbow lyrics
It surprises me that the name of the ballad
is the same name RLS gave to the inn at the
very start of Treasure Island. Was the ballad
written before the novel, was it the other way
round? I should know that since I am a devoted
reader of the great Scot.