Just Us For Harry

  GALLANT YOUNG WHIGS. Tune. — Soldier’s Return. Gallant young Whigs, awake! awake! It’s now no time to tarry; Wake, for your own, your country’s sake, Wake for our own true Harry! See! o’er his head, our flag he wears, And calls us all to rally, From the free shores Atlantic laves To every westernContinue reading “Just Us For Harry”

Could Be Worse; Could Be a Jay-Bird

  THE ‘COON SONG. Written for the National Clay Minstrel. Tune, — “Dandy Jim of Caroline.” A race, a race! And who will win? Who will be out? who will be in? Trot out your nags! we’ll see who’ll take From all, the Presidential stake. The people say, they’ll go for Clay, The true heart’sContinue reading “Could Be Worse; Could Be a Jay-Bird”

Whig Humor

REPARTEE. — Robert Tyler addressed a crowd of persons at a recent term of the Northampton Superior Court, in Jackson, N. C. — Being asked who would probably be the nominee of the Democratic National Convention, he replied as follows: — “Gentlemen, it is difficult to answer that question, but if Calhoun is the nominee,Continue reading “Whig Humor”

Up and Over

THE TARS WILL MAN THEIR GALLANT SHIP. Tune — “Washing Day” The Tars will man their gallant ships, And fling the canvass free, Again unfurl the “Bunting stripe” And cheerily put to sea, They’ll heave, and weigh, and stow, and pull, And sing and hoist away, They’ll hoist, and hoist, and hoist, and hoist, AndContinue reading “Up and Over”

Patriots for Clay

ONWARD! Tune.— Rory O’More. Onward! — speed onward! and spread to the gale, The time-honour’d banner our fathers once bore, And fast to the mast-top the star spangles nail, ‘Till our country’s great conflict is gloriously o’er! They fought for that freedom, so long our proud boast — They perill’d their fortune, their honour, theirContinue reading “Patriots for Clay”

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