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108                A NEW SONG TO AN OLD TUNE.
Then freedom's the word, both at home and abroad,
And------every scabbard that hides a good sword !
Our forefathers gave us this freedom in hand, And we'll die in defence of the rights of the land. Derry down, down, hey derry down.
1 Three Generals. The subjoined impromptu was published at London, by some friend of the colonies, on the departure of the British Generals for America:
" Behold! the Cerberus the Atlantic plough, Her precious cargo, Burgoyne, Clinton, HoweŚ■ Bow ! wow ! wow ! "

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