from A Ballad of John Silver

We were schooner-rigged and rakish, with a long and lissome hull,
and we flew the pretty colours of the cross-bones and the skull;
We’d a big black Jolly Roger flapping grimly at the fore,
and we sailed the Spanish Water in the happy days of yore.

John Masefield.

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