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New Yankee Doodle.


Come, push about the jorum boys,
And let us all be merry;
We've had our Coffee — now we'll drink
Our Porter and our Perry.

Yankee Doodle is the tune,
It so nation handy,
And nothing makes a Briton run,
Like Yankee Doodle Dandy!

The wars are o'er, and peace is come,
Our foes away are far gone;
We sent the Britons striking home,
And flogg'd 'em in the bargain,

They thought our sires were dead and gone
And they could beat us handy;
But soon they found the sons could play
At Yankee Doodle Dandy!

They first attacked, and thought to crush
Our gallant little navy;
But Yankee tars soon stopped their grog,
And sent 'em to old Davy!

The noble deeds of Yankee tars,
The trump of fame rehearses;
But I've no time to tell 'em now —
'Twould take a heap of verses!

I'll merely mention, just to give
Your memories a jogging,
That only show our tars a foe,
And I'll insure his flogging!


The foes next tried our boys, ashore,
Their Sirs and Lords commanded —
And pretty soon found themselves
All Yankee Doodle Dandy'd!

Immortal Pike first shipped his troops,
Upon the lake, at Sacket's;
He sought and fought the foe at York,
And dusted well their jackets!

The hero there laid down his life,
To raise his country's glory;
As all our sons will pant to do,
Whene'er they hear the story.

Our gallant Pearce then took command,
And storm'd the fortress handy;
The STARS were hoisted to the tune
Of Yankee Doodle Dandy!

Brave Brown and Scott next taught the foe,
And taught 'em mighty quick, sirs,
That we had still kept up the breed
Of our old Seventy-Sixers!

There's forty more as, brave as they,
Right now I can't recall 'em;
As long as freemen love their rights,
Our Country's Pride we'll hail 'em.

The foe at last being tir'd out,
With many a hearty thrashing,
They all went down to New Orleans,
And thought to get possession.

The troops of Wellington went there,
His brother, too commanded —


But there again, they got themselves
All Yankee Doodle Dandy'd!

The veteran troops who conquer'd Spain,
Thought that our folks would banish;
But JACKSON settled half their men,
And made the rest walk Spanish.

The foe now thought 'twas time for peace,
And so they made it handy,
For all that they could get from us,
Was, Yankee Doodle Dandy!

Then keep the bottle full, my boys,
And keep it in rotation;
We'll drink a health to those that fought
The battles of the nation.

Long may they live, and long enjoy
The peace they gain'd so handy;
And teach their sons to play the tune
Of Yankee Doodle Dandy!

Yankee Doodle is the tune,
It comes so nation handy,
And nothing makes a Briton run
Like Yankee Doodle Dandy!