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Beat! beat! drums!


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  [begin leaf 1 recto] 1 Beat! beat! drums!—Blow! bugles! blow! Through the windows—through every door—burst in like a  
 force of armed men [illegible]
Into the solemn church, and scatter the congregation, Into the school where the scholar is studying; Leave not the bridegroom any in quiet—no happiness ^must he have now with his bride; Leave not Nor the peaceful farmer any peace, ploughing his field,  
 or gathering his crops, grain,
So strong you beat fierce you whirr and pound, you drums—So long and shrill you  
 bugles blow.
  [begin leaf 1 verso]
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