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Ross Campbell Lyr Req: The Lass of Lytham Hall (16) Lyr Req: The Lass of Lytham Hall 17 Nov 14

I came across this fragment of what appears to have been a well-known song while following up something else. The verse appears in a book, "Ports, Harbours, Watering Places and Coast Scenery of Great Britain" by William Finden, Edward Francis Finden, and William Henry Bartlett(1838, 2nd ed 1842).

Google searches all seem to lead back to this source, with no additional verses coming to light.

Here is the verse:-

"I've climb'd the Alps,I've cross'd the seas,
And travers'd many a land,
Where summer smiles on spicy isles,
And coral decks the strand:
But the fairest spot that Earth can boast,
Is here, by the blue sea-wall,
And the fairest maid on her native coast
Is the Lass of Lytham Hall," &c. &c.

Here is the link to the scanned page containing the verse:-

"Ports, Harbours etc" (Google Books scan)

Any ideas on where/how to find the rest of it? (And no, unfortunately it's not on the next page!)


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