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May they be heroes in the field.
Have heroes' fame in store; We pray the Lord to be their shield,
Where thundering cannons roar.
1 Benjamin Dearborn was the printer of the " Freeman's Journal, or New Hampshire Gazette," in which many fine songs were published. This one has been attributed to Dearborn, but we have no authority for saying that he ever wrote any other verse than the following, " which was posted on the front of his printing house."
The Printer has for sale within,
Kettles and cups, all formed of tin: To such as want a service-cup,
Just open the door and hasten up!