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188                    LITTLE RHODY.
LITTLE RHODY.
OF all the true host that New England can boast,
From down by the sea unto highland, No State is more true, or more willing to do, Then dear little Yankee Rhode Island.
Loyal and true little Rhody ! Bully for you ! little Rhody ; Governor Sprague was not very vague, When he said, " Shoulder Arms ! Little Rhody ! "
Not backward at all at the President's call,
Nor yet with the air of a toady ; The gay little State, not a moment too late, Sent soldiers to answer for Rhody.
Loyal and true little Rhody ! Bully for you ! little Rhody; Governor Sprague was not very vague, When he said, " Shoulder Arms ! Little Rhody."
Two regiments raised, and by ev'ry one praised,
Were soon on the march for head-quarters ; All furnished first-rate at the cost of their State, And regular fighting dread-naujjhters !
Loyal and true little Rhody, Bully for you ! little Rhody ;
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