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1780.
This song was transposed by a refugee, and intended for the loyalists without the lines, while D'Estamg was in Georgia; but it was not published until some time after the French fleet had left the coast. It was adapted to the tune " The Cut-Purse," and became very popular with the friends of royalty, during the latter part of the war.
A SONG.
The old English cause knocks at every man's door,
And bids him stand up for religion and right; It addresses the rich as well as the poor;
And fair liberty, bids them, like Englishmen fight. And suffer no wrong, From a rebel throng, Who, if they're not quelled, will enslave us ere long; 13






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