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TRADITIONAL SONGS OF UNCERTAIN DATE.
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The author of " The Scouring of the White Horse, or The Long Vacation E ambles of a London Clerk," has given another version of the above. He com­presses the first three stanzas into two, and varies the termination very a?nusingly.
BRITONS, STRIKE HOME, MY BOYS.
Not Purcell's " Britons, strike home," but an old sea-song, contributed by Sir. Charles Sloman.
It is one which I well remember in the play-ground at Fulham, about forty years ago. Sometimes half-a-dozen boys would chant it in unison, using most emphatic action at the words " strike home."







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