Our May Queen: The Lass that Loved a Sailor

Our “May” Queen: “The Lass that Loved a Sailor”

John Gordon Thomson (1841-1911)

Fun 57-58 (17 May 1893): 203

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Two of the lines from the verses on p. 208: “For I'm to be King o’my May, grandma, for I'm to be King o’my May. / Years hence, perhaps, who knows, grandma! — I shall in fact be seen / Upon your throne as King, with her beside me as my Queen.” [See commentary below.]

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