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The Douglas is Coming.

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AIR – "The Campbells are Coming."

A POPULAR SONG DEDICATED TO THE "UNION GLEE CLUB."

THE Douglas is coming, make way, make way,
The Douglas is coming, make way, make way,
He has struck up the tune that we're going to play,
'Tis the new "Hail Columbia," make way, make way.

Then fling your banner to the wind,
Leave feuds and discords far behind –
This constellation flag shall be
Our oriflamme of victory.

For Douglas is coming, make way, make way,
For Douglas is coming, make way, make way,
Oh! please, Mr. Lincoln, get out of the way –
Best "ride rail" to Boston, make way, make way.

Tread proudly, for we carry here
The noblest flag that floats in air;
And well we know the truth to be,
Just laws alone make liberty.

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And we're going to have them, make way, make way,
And we're going to have them, make way, make way,
The Douglas is here, so get out of the way,
You'd best go to Boston, make way, make way.

No North, no South, no East, no West,
Our own wide land – the loved – the best –
Shame to the traitor who would sever
Our Union – may it last for ever.

And Douglas will save it, make way, make way,
And Douglas will save it, make way, make way,
'Tis he bears our flag, and he'll show us the way,
And we're all for the Union, make way, make way.

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