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1776.
This song was written in England, and first published in the Middlesex Journal, over the signature of M. On a broadside, dated 1777, the author says: " My efforts were so well received last year, I have the temerity to republish, in a more portable form, and try the royal brutes again. Heaven help us, if they will not take good advice, or stop for reflection, for they are speedily leading us to the ----------."
TO THE COMMONS.
ON MEETING AFTER THE RECESS.
With Christmas mirth, and Christmas cheer, My friends pray look not glummer;
With turkey, chine, and beef and beer, You're surely in good humor.






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