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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Poetry and Incidents., Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
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30. the Seventh. by Fitzjames O'Brien. air--Gilla Machree. I. Och! we're the boys That hearts desthroys Wid making love and fighting; We take a fort, The girls we court, But most the last delight in. To fire a gun, Or raise some fun, To us is no endeavor; So let us hear One hearty cheer-- The Seventh's lads for evert Chorus — For we're the boys That hearts desthroys, Wid making love and fighting i We take a fort, The girls we court, But most the last delight in. II. There's handsome Joe, Whose constant flow Of merriment unfailing, Upon the tramp, Or in the camp, Will keep our hearts from ailing. And B----and Chat Who might have sat For Pythias and Damon, Och! whin they get Their heavy wet, They get as high as Haman. Chorus--For we're the boys That hearts desthroys, &c. III. Like Jove above, We're fond of love, But fonder still of victuals; Wid turtle steaks An’ codfish cakes We always fills our kitties. To dhrown aich dish, We dhrinks like fish, And Mumm's the word we utt
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, chapter 4 (search)
when I at last found myself, one autumn morning, admitted on examination, without conditions, and standing on the steps of University Hall, looking about with a new sense of ownership on the trees my father had planted. I was not yet fourteen, and was the youngest in my class; but never since in life have I had such a vivid sense of a career, an opportunity, a battle to be won. This is what gilds the memory of college life: that we dwelt there like Goethe's fairy Melusina or the heroine of O'Brien's Diamond Lens, in a real but miniature world, a microcosm of the visible universe. It seems to me that I never have encountered a type of character in the greater world which was not represented more or less among my classmates, or dealt with any thought or principle which was not discussed in elementary form in our evening walks up Brattle Street. Harvard College was then a comparatively small affair, as was the village in which it existed; but both had their day of glory, which was C
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Cheerful Yesterdays, Index. (search)
s, William, 289. Morse, Jedediah, 6. Morse, Royal, 700. Motley, J. L., 53, 74, 169. Mott, Lucretia, 327. Moulton, Louise Chandler, 289. Mucklewrath Habakkuk, 219. Munroe, G. I., 156. Music, Influence of, on a child, 18. Nemesis of Public Speaking, The, 355. Newton, Mr., 280. Newton, Sir, Isaac, 92. Nicolay, J. G., 219. Niebuhr, B. G., 171. Nordau, Max, 313. North, Christopher, 169. Northumberland, Duke of, 282. Norton, Andrews, 12. Norton, C. E., 39, 53, 336. O'Brien, Fitzjames, 42. O'Connor, W. D., 163. Oken, Lorenz, 194. on the outskirts of public life, 326-361. O'Shaughnessy, Arthur, 289. Ossoli, see Fuller. Owen, Richard, 194. Palfrey, J. G., 12, 000, 103. Palmer, Edward, 117. Papanti, Lorenzo, 37. Parker, F. E., 53, 62, 63, 64. Parker, Theodore, 69, 97, 98, 100, Zzzi, 112, 113, 1309, 144, 148, 1500, 155, 59, 161, 168, 170, 175, 184, 189, 217, 221, 327. Parkman, Francis, 69, 183. Parsons, Charles, 13, 24, 400. Parsons, Theophilus, 122