The Franklin Expedition I dreamed a dream I thought was true Concernin' Franklin and his jovial crew, That from old Eng-a-land they sailed away To the frozen ocean in the month of May. Now 'tis more than any man can do With heart undaunted and courage true And many's wife is leaved to mourn In grief and sorrow for their return. There's Captain Austin from Scarboro town, Brave Captain Ross of high reknown And there's Granville and Penny and many a more Have long been searching the Arctic shore. In Baffin's Bay the whale-a-fish blow The death of Franklin no one do know Nor the death of Frank-e-lin no tongue can tell Lord Franklin along with his sailors do dwell. From singing of Wade Hemsworth This fragment from Newfoundland. DT #401 Laws K9 RG apr97
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