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100                         POPULAR SONGS.
Dars a place "Down East," called Bunker Hill„
whar de monument does stand, Its de spot whar Massa Warren fell, a fighting
for his land'; De Yankees were told, to aave dar shot, till de
enemy should get nigher, An when dey saw de white oh dar eye, dey got
de word to fire.
Fire,. fire,.fi*«, fire, fire, fire.
Chorus.—Bui dey could not beat de foe,                   Bert dey could not beat de foe,
An many a gallant heart dat day,. Was in de dost laid Low.
But dar was anudder iirtle hilly what dey cal£ de Dorchester Heights,
Whar dey built a fort, and cannon sot-, all irv a> single night ;
When de British General saw de game> he-thought he should suspire,
So he sent an invitation for de Yankees to stop* dar fire.
Fire, fire, fire, fire, fire> fire.
Chorus.—But 'twas no use a talking so, It was no use a talking so, For deYankees had fought a patent way To make de red coats go*
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