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1776.
The origin of this specimen of the " Yankee Psalms and Prayers " is unknown. There are numerous versions of it, but this is the only one that is above mediocrity, and suitable for this collec­tion.
COMMON PRAYER FOR THE TIMES.
Since we are taught in Scripture word
To pray for friends and foes; Then let us pray for G-eorge the Third,
Who must be one of those.
Heaven bless America, and Britain,
May folly past suffice, Wherein they have each other smitten,
Who ought to harmonize.






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