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Emigration & farewells

Spalpeen faunach



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RISE up yon lazy Minister boys, no longer stand
And exort you as on Vinegar hill, on the martial
deeds of arms.                      [hand we'll guard,
The glarious pun, the rights of man with sword in
To yoke and quell each infinel down to the lakes of

The glorious year of 'ninety eight', for ever shall be
recorded,                                  to run disarmed,
When Duff & Dundey & General Lake were fore'd
Antrim the knave, and Kingston to, tho numerous
were their armies              Spalpeen Faunach.
To Dublin gates, they did retreat, pursued by our

I dare say that spain& france early got an order.
Their ships prepared to sail well mann'd, no hatred
seaim can back them,
They snrely will invade this land, let Neptune be
their guardian,                          (peen Faunach.
That's the day your frail will thrash you airy Spal-

With courage brave, Bonaparte, that valient cheif
Commander,                                   (good order,
with force of men, he'll fight & march, selected in
with bullets, bombs, and cannon balls, he'll batter
town and fortress,               Spalpeen Faunach.
A place round wigs upon our heads, no mere, a,

Now to conelude the truth I'll tell but let us yet he
warey.                                [ race they call him,
The french has bound that vouling whelp the noble
'J he seed of Jesus who have transgress'd, & did not
ret reform,            (use your Spalpeen Faunach.
To pelmell, ve will rout |hem down to hell, come

            NEW IRISH


E. Hodgges. (from Pitts,) wholesele Toy and
Marble warehouse, 31 Dudley St. 7 Dials.

FAREWLL dear Erin I'm going to leave
And cross the seas to a foreign land,
Farewell to friends and kind relations,
And my aged parents 1 leave behind:
My heart is breaking all for to leave you,
Where I have spent many happy days,
with lads and lasses and flowing glasses,
But now I'm bound for America.

Farewell to the green hills and lovely rallies,
where with my true love Pre often roved,
And fondly told her I ne'er would leave her,
whilst walking through each silent grove,
I'm going to leave you my charming Mary,
was kind fortune love sore at home I'd stay,
But do not mourn for I will return,
And bring you off to America.

Lovely william do nut leave me ?
1 love you dearly right well you know,,
And for to stray to a foreign nation,
And leave me here love in grief and woe.
The crops have failed & the times are chan-
which causes thousands to go away, (ging,
But if you'll wait love Hill next season,
we'll both sail off to America.

My love I'm bound for foreign nations,
If the Lord be pleased to send me o'er.
To seek for promotion and look for labour,
Since all things failed on the Shamrock shore
But if you have patience 'till fortune favours,
To crown my labour believe what I say,
I'll come home love with golden store,
And bring you off to America,

Change your mind and you wlll find,
That we'll have good times upon Erin's shore,
I'll endeayour to work and labour,
For to mantain you Mavee Lastore,
I love yon dearly, true, and sincerely
And If you leave me and go May,
My heart will break all for your sake,
while yon are placed in America,

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