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92 Songs That Every Child Should Know
In the beauty of the lilies, Christ was born across
the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you
and me; As He died to make them holy, let us die to make
men free,
While God is marching on. Glory! glory! Hallelujah! etc.
The Campbells Are Comin'
The picturesque story of the part this song played at the Siege of Luck-now may not be true, but it is an interesting story to believe. According to tradition, the besieged people in Lucknovv were about to give up. Not only were the men and women starving, but every line of fortification had been taken by the Sepoys, and the besieged were fighting in the last ditch; when Jennie, an old Scotch woman who was in a state of collapse from starvation, suddenly called : " Dinna ye hear the bagpipes ? Dinna ye hear the bagpipes? The Campbells are comin'! " Within the hour Colin Campbell marched into Lucknow with his regiment, to the tune of his clan " The Campbells are comin', Oho ! Oho! " and the siege of Luck-now was raised.
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E-Book - An Annotated Compendium of Old Time American Songs by James Alverson III