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New Yankee Doodle The British long have rul'd the Seas, With haughty gasconading, And chaunting songs their Feats of Praise While others they're degrading. cho: Yankee Doodle, fire away Cannon loud as thunder From brave Decatur, Jones, & Hull, Makes Johnny bull knock under. How we can sing & chaunt likewise, Of Yankee skill in fighting Behold, Decatur, with his Prize Bold Britons now are striking. The British thought we had not spunk - To try them on the Ocean; But since we've took, & Burnt & Sunk They've got An Other Notion. They'll find they've not Monsieur to Meet But Yankee Boys of Mettle Who will their Measure all defeat Unless they shortly settle To Press our Men they claim the right But blast their Imposition We'll let the rascalls know, we'll fight In Preference to submission Huzza my Boys we'll fight away Untill they cry Pecarie; Or, with our well aim'd Yankee play Soon send them to Old Davy Final cho: Yankee doodle crack away With cannon loud as thunder Our Yankee Boys will show them play Till Johnny Bull knock under (Loose sheet, Folder 3.3, MS 25 (Wendell Collection), Portsmouth Athaneum RG oct00
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