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se two gents, for at that moment — souse! A cannon-shot fell splash across the steamer's bows The San Jacinto came up close, and thoa rather rude, 'tis true, Good Wilkes lie hailed the Trent and said, “I'll thank you to heave to; ” If you don't give up two rascals, I must blow you right away, “Mason and Slidell they're named, and they're from the C. S. A.!” The British captain raged and swore; but then what could he do? It scarcely would be worth his while to be blown up, he knew; Wilkes's marines with bayonets fixed, were standing on the “Trent,” So he gave up the traitors, and o'er the side they went. Wilkes, having got them, wished they'd feel pleasaWilkes, having got them, wished they'd feel pleasant and at home, So offered his best cabins if their ladies chose to come; But they shook their heads, and merely smiled; I am sorry for to say Conjugality's at a discount down in the C. S. A. They coolly said unto their lords, “Our dresses all are new; What on earth would be the use of going back with you? And thoa we're
Lincoln and his “nigger craft” must certainly “feel small.” Of all the “Yankee notions” that ever had their birth, The one of searching neutrals affords the greatest mirth-- To the Southrons; but the Yankees will ever hate the fame Which gave to Wilkes and Fairfax their never-dying name. Throughout the North their Captain Wilkes received his meed of praise, For doing — in these civilized — the deeds of darker days; But England's guns will thunder along the Yankee coast, And show the abolitionisCaptain Wilkes received his meed of praise, For doing — in these civilized — the deeds of darker days; But England's guns will thunder along the Yankee coast, And show the abolitionists too soon they made their boast. Then while Old England's cannon are booming on the sea, Our Johnston, Smith, and Beauregard, dear Maryland will free, And Johnston in Kentucky will whip the Yankees too, And start them to the lively tune of “Yankee Doodle-doo.” Then down at Pensacola, where the game is always “Bragg,” The “Stars and Stripes” will be pulled down, and in the dust be dragged; Fort Pickens can't withstand us, when Braxton is the cry, And there you'll see t
90. Impromptu On a recent event. (Copyright in the Confederate States, secured.) Old Mason proud, and sly Slidell Away to Europe cut their lucky, Or thought they had, till sweet to tell, The pair were bagged by Wilkes the plucky. Wilkes brought them safely into port, Despite John Bull's protest and swearina, They thought Diplomacy their forte, They'll find their fort will be--Fort Warren. --Burlington Free Press, Nov. 22. 90. Impromptu On a recent event. (Copyright in the Confederate States, secured.) Old Mason proud, and sly Slidell Away to Europe cut their lucky, Or thought they had, till sweet to tell, The pair were bagged by Wilkes the plucky. Wilkes brought them safely into port, Despite John Bull's protest and swearina, They thought Diplomacy their forte, They'll find their fort will be--Fort Warren. --Burlington Free Press, Nov. 22.