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Thread #90537 Message #1717138
Posted By: Abby Sale
13-Apr-06 - 07:51 AM
Thread Name: Happy! - Apr 13 (G Fawkes / T Jefferson)
Subject: Happy! - Apr 13 (G Fawkes / T Jefferson)
The British soldier tortured and executed for his attempt to address the oppression of Roman Catholics in England,
was born 4/13/1570
I'll tell you a doleful tragedy
Guy Fawkes, the prince of sinisters
Who once blew up the House of Lords
The King and all his ministers
That is, he would have blown them up,
And we would ne'er forget him,
His will was good to do the deed
If they had only let him.
"Guy Fawkes" see DigTrad filename[ GUYFAWKE
3rd president, Tom Jefferson was born 4/13/1743 (d1826)
From Georgia up to Lake Champlain
From seas to Mississippi's shore;
Ye sons of freedom loud proclaim,
The Reign of Terror is no more.
Rejoice-Columbia's sons, rejoice!
To tyrants never bend the knee;
But join with heart, and soul and voice
For JEFFERSON and LIBERTY.
"Jefferson and Liberty," from The New Green Mountain Songster,
Flanders et al.; DigTrad filename[ JEFFLIB - [thanx Steve Suffet]
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