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1779.
This satire first appeared at London, where it was written by " a true friend of the King and the Colonies." It was reproduced in America, in 1779, on a music sheet, adapted to the tune " Yankee Doodle."
THE RECESS.1
And now our Senators are gone To take their leave of London,
To mourn how little they have done, How much they have left undone !
Heaven bless 'em in their summer seats, And grant their neighbors stare at
The long recounting of their feats,
Though wond'ring much what they're at!






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