Title: Lines written on the wreck of the steam ship Atlantic
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Title: Lines written on the wreck of the steam ship Atlantic
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Language: English
Manufacturer: P. Brereton, printer
Genre: Broadsides   ( rbgenr )
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Ya f'ee'ing hearted Christ ,a. alof high ad lon dejrec
I hope youe1n pay'attea.iOe red listen cuto me
Till I rel,,te the uakpy fat of oa country men o brav,
Who were going to sektheir fortune & meta watery grawe,

The Atlantic was thi fia e t hp'a.%n as you may uonersted
With o6 of a gdtlat ore., tec obly she wae ma'J,
je 900 Paeeg 6 i, le heart beLh liglh lea i y,
ho litte thought it ware teirlo to be utrird in the re.

Twue from the P. t of lterpool, thie tahip she s t seil

She l aome hundred Irilshma. whoon+er deels lid lao.'k

the dock,

,etor 11 days they caUd the ias, & eall uhetg went on rwel
Bat bhft-ce he th r aoralig they'd dismal tati to tell.
Iesteted th.i .l.e fI.r sPaifia eatjlat twue o'clock
By aflse light iteis illaietd ahip, sh struck against arakl

SIhjq ighthem daen head aleudy, atd the seta going
mounltais high,
The C .pte eahoueld kahe Itsrw right well, that dealer
it rwa nigh.
Buieardig Vast their safty, a- plainly yoe mey se,
b Wnt to ed and lefi theta cip, to maie her detinv

3oon after whon the aesael atzrek, both passengers & &c-t--
Ali rush' oan deck, aAd scroamel fbr help, eat knowing
what to do,
.tBu the heilese women and ehildoan, al met l watly grave
f6t out ofi:O oaly one rihM ewa. saed.

Thes cene was dreadful to behold. wlhe daylight did appear
Mor to see their dead bdie, for the:u you'*ahd a atr,
Tihe otehus their cildlre acs i death's grasp they lay
Ajllbraieed u td gle dwik the ris were wjb'd in by
the sea.

toou the lIt of April, tkey met their awful fate,
hOB board of the kttet. it's hart eading to relate
O*t ofnear one t noeaad aueaggre 400 ihas ba saved
The rat, en e omen and ehlddre hst ma~t-wry green

4h, may the LeAol lheiriUe reiee,, they .et A ef
They sank bhae*Pethe foalng rwas, far from heir satite
if tIle had reached Aterict their friends wreld happy .b
it alua, the*e tong odi a.t, slepa It tI e briny 8e1,

P. BreateJ Priater ook Stret

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