This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1864 Excerpt: ... bargain as I did myself with the doctor--" Kill or cure." Musha Kitty O'Shaughnessy, etc. YOUNG AMERICA AND OULD IRELAND. As sung by Tony Pastor. Air--"Darling Ould Stick."' It's a soger I am, and I'm wearing the green; With the boys of the army a-fighting I've been; With my knapsack and gun, wheresoever I be, Sure it's Union I fight for till Ireland is free. Chorus. On, then, let me be living or dying, It's a sigh for the ould sod I'm sighing, But the tyrant I'll still be defying, In America's Irish Brigade I In the seven days' fight, sure I stood at my post, And each pop of my gun made some rebel a ghost; And whenever the word came to charge, be me sowl I made in some blackguard a bayonet-hole I Oh, bedad, it's meself tjiey were slighting, For the flag of the free I was fighting, And the slaughter I made was delighting, In America's Irish Brigado. Whin ould Stouewall came down like a thousand of brick, It's meself and the boys drove him back double quick; For we thought of Bull Run, and our bosoms were full, And we wished we were run-ning on ould Johnny Bull. If the boys of ould Ireland would mane it, Our freedom we soon would regain it; It's meself would go in wid my bayonet, In America's Irish Brigade I Sure there's hope for ould Ireland, when Irishmen learn How to handle a gun, or a bayonet turn; And, by this and by that, if we once get the chance, There'll be rifles in England that don't come from France I Sure it's friends we have here, when we need 'em, Who, when starving, sent bread for to feed 'em And they'll help us to fight for our freedom--America's Irish Brigade1 BILLY BOOT AND TIMMT TWIST. As sung by Tony Fastor.-" 'Whack row de dow." Thjsre was a gay man-milliner, his name was Timmy Twist, An' at making caps an...
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