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Thread #9304   Message #2159171
Posted By: Keith A of Hertford
28-Sep-07 - 07:10 AM
Thread Name: Lyr Req: Over the Hills and Far Away
Subject: RE: Lyr Req: Over the Hills and Far Away
A verse refers to Marlborough and Galway, both figures of the Spanish Succession war.
No more from beat of drum retreat,
While Marlborough and Galway beat,
The French and Spaniards every day,
Over the hills and far away.