from the 18th Century
A landlady of France loved an officer, 'tis said|
And the officer he dearly loved his brandy-o.
Now said she "I dearly love this officer, tho' his nose is red
And his legs are what the regiment calls bandy-o.
2. But when this bandy officer was ordered to the coast,
3. "Take a bottle of it with you," to the officer she said,
4. So she filled him up a bumper just before he left the town,
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