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74               Music of the Waters.
And nothing in life shall sever, The chain that is round us now ;
And nothing in life shall sever, The chain that is round us now.
Others will fill our places,
Dressed in the old light blue ; We'll recollect our races,
We'll to the flag be true. . . . And youth will be still in our faces,
When we cheer for an Eton crew ; And youth will be still in our faces,
When we cheer for an Eton crew.
Twenty years hence, this weather
May tempt us from office stools ; We may be slow on the feather,
And seem to the boys old fools. . . . But we'll still swing together,
And swear by the best of schools ; But we'll still swing together,
And swear by the best of schools."
THE BALLAD OF JOHN DORY.
I found the words and tune of "John Dory" in " Hawkins's History of Music." The ballad runs as follows:
11 As it fell on a holiday, And upon a holy-tide, As it fell on a holiday, And upon a holy-tide, John Dory bought him an ambling nag To Paris for to ride a.
And when John Dory to Paris was come,
A little before the gate a ; John Dory was fitted, the porter was witted,
To let him in thereat a.







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