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Re: Come boys the world wants mending ...

Posted by Smokey Stover on March 28, 2006

In Reply to: Come boys the world wants mending ... posted by Hans van Haarst on March 28, 2006

: Come boys the world wants mending
: let none sit down and rest
: but set to work like heroes
: and nobly do your best.:

Googling gets you to the Matrozenchor of Den Haag (The Hague), a chorus of apparently some renown. The quatrain seems to be a sort of motto, and is associated with the name Shakespeare in the Matrozenchor literature, but not knowing Dutch (unlike Hans van Haarst) I got no further. SS