Flying Cloud; And One Hundred and Fifty Other Old Time Songs and Ballads of Outdoor Men, Sailors, Lumber Jacks, Soldiers, Men of the Great Lakes, Rail

Flying Cloud; And One Hundred and Fifty Other Old Time Songs and Ballads of Outdoor Men, Sailors, Lumber Jacks, Soldiers, Men of the Great Lakes, Rail

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ... see, And I like a drop of the creature when I go out upon a spree; 1 like a drop of the creature in a good old Irish style, And a better drop cannot be had than is sold in the Emerald Isle. Chorus--. Far away from our native country, me boys, we sometimes roam, We won't forget we are Irishmen, although we 're far from home. Oh, .they say no Irish need apply, it is a thing I don't understand, For what would the English army do if it were not for Paddy's land? Whenever they went to battle they never were known to win, Except when the ranks they were filled up with the best of Irishmen. It was at the battle of "Waterloo, Sebastapool the same, The sons of Paddy's land they showed that they were game; They gave three hearty cheers, me boys, in a good'old Irish style, And we walloped the Russians at Inkerman, did the boys of the Emerald Isle. NO IRISH WANTED HERE., I am an Irish laborer, both hearty, stout and strong, Idleness I never loved, to our race it don't belong; I have still the strength and will to toil, for the wants of life are dear, But I'm told wherever I ask for work, "No Irish wanted.here.." You may think it a misfortune-to be christened Pat or Dan, But to me it is a blessing to be called an Irishman; I may live to see the day, it will come, oh, never fear, When ignorancei gives way to sense and you'll welcome Irish here. When your country was in danger a few short years ago, You were not so, particular then who would go and fight the foe; When men were wanted in the ranks to preserve her rights so dear, Among the bravest of the brave was our Irish volunteers. Oh, let your hearts be generous, help Paddy from the wall, For there's but one God above us who knows and loves us all; I may live to see the day, it will come, oh, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236498399
  • 9781236498397