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What shall the Southron's watchword be, Fighting the battles of liberty ? Holy the light on his manly brow, The victor's wreath or the cypress bough ! Such are the thoughts which the brave inspire, Filling their souls with the soldier's fire; Then shall the Southron's watchword be, "The grave of the hero or victory!"
"Words by James B. Randall.          Music by Edward O. Eaton.
By blue Patapsco's billowy dash,
The tyrant's war-shout comes, Along with the cymbal's fitful clash,
And the roll of
And e shall not fo~give or forget—8There 's faith }n the streams, |here 's hope in
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Minions! we {leep, but we arm not dead;
We are crus|ed, we are scouzged, we are sca~red— We crouch—?tis to welcome |he triumph-trea|
Of t|e peerless Beau~egard. Then woe,to your vile, plluting horde,
When txe Southern bravms are met; Therm 's faith in thm victor's stain|ess sword,—
" There 's,life in the Old
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