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OUR FAMILIAR SONGS.
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Britannia needs no bulwarks,
No towers along the steep: Her march is o'er the mountain-waves,
Her home is on the deep. With thunders from her native oak,
She quells the floods below, As they roar on the shore,
When the stormy winds do blow; When the battle rages loud and long,
And the stormy winds do blow.
The meteor flag of England
Shall yet terrific burn; Till danger's trOURled night depart,
And the star of peace return. Then, then, ye ocean warriors!
Our song and feast shall flow To the fame of your name,
When the storm has ceased to blow: When the fiery fight is heard no more,
And the storm has ceased to blow.
BATTLE OF THE BALTIC.
This is another of Campbell's naval lyrics. The music was arranged by C. H. Ptjrday, a contemporary English composer, who has written many melodies, and edited and arranged the music of the " Koyal Naval Song Book," one of the best collections of its kind ever
published.
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