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The first day that we landed upon that fatal shore The planters they came round us full twenty score or more, They rank'd us up like horses, and sold us out of hand Then yok'd us unto ploughs, my boys, to plow Van Dieman's Land.
Unknown. Van Dieman's Land (l. 9–12). . .
Oxford Book of English Traditional Verse, The. Frederick Woods, ed. (1983) Oxford University Press.
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