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Who for rude blow or gibing word
with the Freeman's sword ?
Come, let him wear, etc. Does Erin's foully slandered name Suffuse thy cheek with generous shameWould'st right her wrongs-restore her
fame? Come, then the soldier's weapon claim
Come, then, and wear, etc. Come, free from bonds your father's faith, Redeem its shrines from scorn and scath
; The Hero's fame, the Martyr's wreath, Will gild your life or crown your death.
Then, come, and wear, etc.
Come, then, and wear, etc.
; From thee, as yet, no foe has filed Thou wilt not shame the glorious dead?
Then, come, and wear, etc.
O! come--for slavery, want, and shame, We offer vengeance, freedom, fame, With Monarchs, comrade rank to claim, And, nobler still, the Patriot's name !
O! come and wear, etc.
GRA GAL MACHREE. My Darling, I swear I will love you for.
ever ; O, look in my face, love, and dry those
sad eyes ;
Though to-morrow we part, yet this bo
som shall never Forget the dear home where my soul's
treasure lies. The bee loves the flowers, the small birds
the bowers; Fair meadows look gay when the san
light they see, But ah, more sincerely my heart prizes
dearly, The bloom on thy cheek, my sweet
Gra Gal Machree. Long years I may wander o'er earth and
From the friends of my youth doomed an exile to roam
Long years, yet the thoughts of this
bosom shall never Forget the dear friends of my own
dearest home. By night or by day, love, dejected or
gay, love, Never from thee, love, my thoughts
they can stray, Till the exile, returning with hopes
brightly burning, Claims the vows of his betrothed Gra
CHEER ! BOYS, CHEER ! CAEER ! boys, cheer I no more of idle
sorrow; Courage ! true hearts shall bear us on
our way 3 Hope points before, and shows the bright
to-morrow ; Let us forget the darkness of to-day ; So farewell, Erin, much as we may love
thee, We'll dry the tears that we've shed
before ; Why should we weep to sail in search
So farewell, Erin, forevermore. Cheer! boys, cheer ! for Erin, dearest Cheer! boys, cheer! the willing
strong right hand; Cheer l boys, cheer | there's wealth for
honest labor ; Cheer ! boys, cheer ! for the new and
Cheer ! boys, cheer / the steady breeze
is blowing, To float us freely o'er the ocean's
breast, The world shall follow in the track we're
going, The star of empire glitters in the West. Here we had toil, and little to reward it, But there shall plenty smile upon our
pain, , And ours shall be the prairie and the
forest, And boundless meadows ripe with
golden grain. Cheer ! boys, cheer / for Erin, dearest
Cheer ! boys, cheer! there's wealth for
honest labor ; Cheer l boys, cheer l for the new and
KATY, DARLING. The flowers are blooming, Katy, darling, And the birds are singing on each
tree, Never mind your mother's cruel snarling,
My love, you know I'm waiting for
The sun is sweetly shining,
With his face so clear and bright,
Meet me in the valley, Katy, darling, When the moon is shining o'er the
sea, O, meet me near the stream, Katy, dar
ling, And tales of love I'll tell to thee; When the twinkling stars are peeping,
Sure these eyes shine far more brighty