Songs & Ballads Of the American Revolution

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The laws I have enacted,
I never will revoke, Although they are neglected,
My fury to provoke. I will forbear to flatter,
I'll rule the mighty sway, I'll take away the charter From North America.
0 George ! you are distracted,
You'll by experience find The laws you have enacted
Are of the blackest kind. I'll make a short digression,
And tell you by the way, We fear not your oppression,
In North America.
Our fathers were distressed, While in their native land;
By tyrants were oppressed As we do understand ;

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