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burgoyne's overthrow.
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British prisoners by Convention, Foreignersóby Contra-vention, Tories sent across the Lake, Burgoyne and suite, in state, Sick and wounded, bruised and pounded, Ne'er so much before confounded, Prisoners of war before Convention, Deserters come with kind intention, They lost at Bennington's great battle, Where glorious Starke's arms did rattle, Killed in September and October,. Ta'en by brave Brown, some drunk, some Slain by high-famed Herkerman,| On both flanks, on rear and van,) Indians, suttlers, and drovers, Enougli to crowd large plains all over, And those whom grim Death did prevent From fighting against our continent; And also those who stole away, Lest down their arms they should lay, Abhorring that obnoxious day; The whole make fourteen thousand men, Who may not with us fight again,
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