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All this and more the Spirit of Love

Can breathe o'er them, who feel his spells; That heaven, which forms his home, above, He can make, on earth, wherever he dwells,

As thou'lt own, if thou wilt be mine, love! TO LADIES' EYES.

AIR-Fague a Ballagh.

To Ladies' eyes a round, boy,

We can't refuse, we can't refuse, Though bright eyes so abound, boy,

'Tis hard to chuse, 'tis hard to chuse. For thick as stars that lighten

Yon airy bow'rs, yon airy bow'rs, The countless eyes that brighten

This earth of ours, this earth of ours, But fill the cup, where'er, boy,

Our choice may fall, our choice may fall, We're sure to find Love there, boy,

So drink them all! so drink them all!

Some looks there are, so holy,

They seem but giv'n, they seem but givin, As splendid beacons, solely,

To light to heav'n, to light to heav'n. ·


While some-oh! ne'er believe them

With tempting ray, with tempting ray,
Would lead us (God forgive them!)
The other way, the other way.

But fill the cup, &c.

In some, as in a mirror,
Love seems pourtray'd, Love seems pour-

But shun the flattering error,

'Tis but his shade, 'tis but his shade. Himself has fix'd his dwelling

In eyes we know, in eyes we know,
And lips—but this is telling,
So here they go! so here they go!

Fill up, fill up, &c.


Air-The Lamentation of Aughrim.

Forget not the field where they perish'd,

The truest, the last of the brave,
All gone—and the bright hope we cherish'd

Gone with them, and quench'd in their grave!

Oh! could we from death but recover

Those hearts, as they bounded before, In the face of high heav'n to fight over

That combat for Freedom once more;

Could the chain for an instant be riven

Which tyranny flung round us then,
Oh! 'tis not in man nor in heaven,
To let tyranny bind it again!

But 'tis past—and, though blazon'd in story

The name of our victor may be, Accurst is the march of that glory

Which treads o'er the hearts of the free.

Far dearer the grave or the prison,

Illumed by one patriot name,
Than the trophies of all, who have risen

On Liberty's ruins to fame!

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