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National Song – Douglas Going Home.

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AIR – "Few Days."

COME, cheer up, boys, and let us sing,
Few days, few days,
For Douglas make the welkin ring,
Douglas's going home.
His home will soon be Washington,
Few days, few days,
We'll send him there with Johnson,
Douglas's going home.

CHORUS. – Oh! the suicides are sighing,
Few days, few days,
They see there's no use trying,
Douglas's going home.

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Our cause is brightening every day,
Few days, few days,
So, Breck and Lincoln, clear the way,
Douglas's going home.
"Old Breck" is but a quarter nag,
Few days, few days,
And old Joe Lane begins to flag,
Douglas's going home.

Oh! the suicides are sighing, &c.

Just see how blue the suicides look,
Few days, few days,
As if their friends had them forsook,
Douglas's going home.
Oh! how they tremble, shake, and shiver,
Few days, few days,
They know they're destined up Salt River,
Douglas's going home.

Oh! the suicides are sighing, &c.

On the voyage Breck will lead the way,
Few days, few days,
And pay the crew ten cents a day,
Douglas's going home.
The fare will be "grasshopper cakes,"
Few days, few days,
With roasted bear meat and "mule steaks,"
Douglas's going home.

Oh! the suicides are sighing, &c.

Now let each honest heart rejoice,
Few days, few days,
That Douglas is the nation's choice.
Douglas's going home.

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Then let the millions join our song,
Few days, few days,
And swell the chorus loud and long,
Douglas's going home.

Oh! the suicides are sighing, &c.

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