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every inhabitant of this country. The second, we know too well, is expressive of the sentiments of our enemies.
Loup howlsthestorm along the neighbouring shore
Yes! happy Britain, on thy tranquil coast No trophies mad Philosophy shall boast;
Though thy disloyal sons, a feeble band,
Yes! unsupported Treason's standard falls,
camps contend, Their King, their Laws, their Country to defend.
Raise BRITAIN, raise, thy sea-encircled head, Round the wide world behold thy glory spread, Firm as thy guardian oaks thou still shalt stand, The dread and wonder of each hostile land; While the dire fiends of discord idly rave, And, mad with anguish, curse the severing wave.
Queen of the Ocean, lo! she smiles serene, 'Mid the deep horrors of the dreadful scene ; With heartfelt piety to Heav'n she turnsFrom Heav'n the flame of British courage burns
She dreads no power but his who rules the ball,
TRANSLATION OF THE NEW SONG
“ ARMY OF ENGLAND,”
WRITTEN BY TIE CI-DEVANT BISHOP OF AUTUN.
WITH NOTES BY THE TRANSLATOR.
Good Republicans all,
Invites you to visit John BULL;
The cup of his misery's full.
* General Danican, in his Memoirs, tells us, that while he was in command, a felon, who had assumed the name of Brutus, Chief of a Revolutionary tribunal at Rennes, said to his colleagues, on Good Friday, “ Brothers, we must put to “ death this day, at the same hour the Counter-Revolutionist “ Christ died, that young devotee who was lately arrested :” and this young lady was guillotined accordingly, and her corpse treated with every possible species of indecent insult, to the infinite amusement of a vast multitude of spectators.
Old Johnny shall see
Not parchments, nor statutes on paper ;
Shall cut a free citizen's caper.
Then away, let us over
We'll laugh at his talking so big ;
Par Dieu! he shall bleed like a pig!
John, tied to the stake,
When worried by mastiffs of France ;
As at Lyons, La Vendée, and Nantz. *
* The reader will find in the works of Peter Porcupine (a spirited and instructive writer), an ample and satisfactory commentary on this and the following stanza. The French themselves inform us, that by the several modes of destruction here alluded to, upwards of 30,000 persons were butchered at Lyons, and this once magnificent city almost levelled to the ground, by the command of a wretched actor (Collot d'Herbois), whom they had formerly hissed from the stage. From the same authorities we learn, that at Nantz 27,000 persons of both sexes, were murdered ; chiefly by drowning them in plugged boats. The waters of the Loire became putrid, and were forbidden to be drank, by the savages who
With grape-shot discharges,
With National Razors good store,
How sweetly he'll bellow and roar!
What the villain likes worse,
And make it the guineas disgorge;
Stick, stick to the PICTURES OF GEORGE.
No Venus of stone,
Will do for a true Democrat;
We'll join in a little chit-chat.
conducted the massacre. That at Paris 150,000, and in La Vendé 300,000 persons were destroyed. Upon the whole, the French themselves acknowledge, that two of human beings (exclusive of the military), have been sacrificed to the principles of EQUALITY and the Rights of Man: 250,000 of these are stated to be Women, and 30,000
In this last number, however, they do not include the unborn ; nor those who started from the bodies of their agonizing parents, and were stuck upon the bayonets of those very men who are now to compose the “Army of ENG“ LAND,” amidst the most savage acclamations.