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Thread #46778   Message #933466
Posted By: GUEST,Q
14-Apr-03 - 06:27 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: The Fireship
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: The Fireship
"Covent Garden Ramble," in the Bodleian Library, has the line "She'd a black and rolling eye." The copy is 19th century, but the song is much earlier. See Randolph, #58, "A Dark and Rolling Eye," p. 239, in "Roll Me In Your Arms."
The copies in the Bodleian won't come up for me today.