Songs of Harvard: A Collection of College Songs and Glees as Sung by the Glee-Club and Students of Harvard College

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C.W. Sever, 1888 - Students' songs - 104 pages
 

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Page 79 - LET children hear the mighty deeds, Which God performed of old, Which in our younger years we saw, And which our fathers told. 2 He bids us make His glories known ; His works of power and grace : And we'll convey His wonders down Through every rising race. 3 Our lips shall tell them to our sons, And they again to theirs; That generations yet unborn May teach them to their heirs. 4 Thus shall they learn, in God alone Their hope securely stands ; That they may ne'er forget His works, But practise His...
Page 79 - Let children hear the mighty deeds Which God performed of old, Which in our younger years we saw, And which our fathers told.
Page 15 - Dear Pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling Your ring? " Said the Piggy,
Page 15 - You elegant fowl! How charmingly sweet you sing! O let us be married! too long we have tarried: But what shall we do for a ring?
Page 15 - The Owl and the Pussy-cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat: They took some honey, and plenty of money Wrapped up in a five-pound note. The Owl looked up to the stars above, And sang to a small guitar, "O lovely Pussy, O Pussy, my love, What a beautiful Pussy you are, You are, You are!
Page 21 - And we cheerily put to sea; And we left the crew of the junk to chew The bark of the rubagub tree.
Page 21 - The boatswain's mate was very sedate, Yet fond of amusement, too; And he played hop-scotch with the starboard watch While the captain tickled the crew. And the gunner we had was apparently mad, For he sat on the after rail, And fired salutes with the captain's boots, In the teeth of the booming gale.
Page 21 - All nautical pride we laid aside, And we ran the vessel ashore On the Gulliby Isles, where the Poopoo smiles, And the rubbly Ubdugs roar. And we sat on the edge of a sandy ledge And shot at the whistling bee-ee-ee ; And the cinnamon bats wore waterproof hats As they dipped in the shiny sea.
Page 20 - A capital ship for an ocean trip Was the "Walloping Window-blind"; No gale that blew dismayed her crew Or troubled the captain's mind. The man at the wheel was taught to feel Contempt for the wildest blow, And it often appeared, when the weather had cleared, That he'd been in his bunk below. "The...
Page 16 - So they took it away, and were married next day By the Turkey who lives on the hill. They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon, The moon, The moon, They danced by the light of the moon.

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