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The Right above the Wrong. by Jorn W. Overall. In other days our fathers' love was loyal, full, and free, For those they left behind them in the island of the sea: They fought the battles of King George, and toasted him in song, For then the Right kept proudly down the tyranny of Wrong. But when the King's weak, willing slaves laid tax upon the tea, The Western men rose up and braved the island of the sea: And swore a fearful oath to God, those men of iron might, That in the end the wrong should die, and up should go the right. The King sent over hireling hosts, Briton, Hessian, Scot, And swore in turn those Western men when captured should be shot, While Chatham spoke with earnest tongue against the hireling throng, And mournfully saw the Right go down, and place give to the Wrong. But God was on the righteous side, and Gideon's sword was out, With clash of steel, and rattling drum, and freemen's thunder-shout; And crimson torrents drenched the land through that long, stormy figh