Southern War Songs Camp-Fire, Patriotic & Sentimental

200+ Song Lyrics Collected, Arranged & Illustrated, By W. L. Fagan - online songbook

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Shall we our feelings longer smother, And bear with patience yet our wrongs,
Their jeers, their crimes, their taunts and thongs And greet them still as friend and brother ?
Their tyranny we'll bear no longer,
But burst asunder every tie, Although in number they are stronger,
We will be free, or we will die ! Too long the South has wept, bewailing,
That falsehood's dagger Yankees wield, But freedom is our sword and shield,
And all their arts are unavailing.
By L. Virginia French.
Air"Hail Columbia."
Sons of the South, beware the foe ! Hark to the murmur, deep and low, Rolling up like the coming storm, Swelling up like the sounding storm, Hoarse as the hurricanes that brood In space's far infinitude ! Minute guns of omen boom Through the future's folded gloom; Sounds prophetic fill the air, Heed the warning—and prepare !
Watch ! be wary—every hour
Mark the foeman's gathering power—

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