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[16] Captain Kilkenny's a whale, when he gets under sail,
     And his boys have no reason for complaining,
For he's got them under drill, the secessionists to kill,
     And send them to the happy land of Canaan.
Chorus — Ho, ho, ho, fal-de-ral-de-da, etc.

Captain Hardy, he comes in, with his little squad of men,
     And to fight with the rebels they are aiming,
And when they go to battle they will make the rebels rattle,
     And run them to the happy land of Canaan.
Chorus — Ho, ho, ho, fal-de-ral-de-da, etc.

And to conclude my song, I think I've done no wrong,
     And I hope that it will prove entertaining,
And we will cut some figures, when we go among the niggers,
     ‘Way down in the happy land of Canaan.
Chorus — Ho, ho, ho, fal-de-ral-de-da, etc.

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