John Speller's Web Pages As I sat on the Sunny Banks

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As I sat on the Sunny Banks
A Hampshire variant of the well-known carols "As I sat on a sunny bank," and "I saw three ships come sailing in." This was one of a number collected by Alice Elizabeth Gillington (1863-1934), a clergyman's daughter and student of gypsy culture who herself spent the last quarter century of her life as a gypsy.

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"I saw Three Ships come Sailing in," by Henriette Willebeeck le Mair (1912)
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