Songs & Ballads Of the American Revolution

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THE PARODY PAROD1ZED.                             47
In freedom we're born, and, like sons of the brave,
We'll never surrender,
But swear to defend her, And scorn to survive, if unable to save.
Hearts of Oak. The original song, under this title, was com­posed by David Garrick. It was very popular during the American wars, both of 1776 and 1812, among the British, and at the present day is sung by many of
" Our soldiers, our sailors, our statesmen,"
in " merrie old England."






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