We're Coming! We're Coming!
Words by G. W. C.
Air, "Kinloch of Kinloch."
We're coming, we're coming, the fearless and free,
Like the winds of the desert, the waves of the sea!
True sons of brave fathers who battled of yore,
When England's proud lion ran wild on our shore! We're coming, we're coming, from mountain and glen,
With hearts to do battle for freedom again; The
slave power is trembling as trembled before, The Slavery which fled from our fathers of yore.
We're coming, we're coming, with banners unfurled,
Our motto is FREEDOM, our country the world;
Our watchword is LIBERTY — tyrants beware!
For the hosts of Free Soilers will bring you despair!
We're coming, we're coming, we'll come from afar,
Our standard we'll nail to humanity's ear;
With shoutings we'll raise it, in triumph to wave,
A trophy of conquest, or shroud for the brave.
Then arouse ye, brave hearts, to the rescue come on!
The slavery extenders we'll surely put down;
They are crushing their millions, but soon they must yield,
For freemen have risen and taken the field.
Then arouse ye! arouse ye! the fearless and free,
Like the winds of the desert, the waves of the sea;
Let the north, west, and east, to the sea-beaten shore,
Resound with a liberty triumph once more.