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Then up they gat the maskin-pat,
And in the sea did jaw, man; An' did nae less, in full congress,
Than quite refuse our law, man.
Then thro' the lakes Montgomery takes,
I wat he was na slaw, man;
And Carleton did ca', man:
Montgomery-like did fa', man,
Amang his en’mies a', man.
Poor Tammy Gage within a cage
Was kept at Boston ha', man;
For Philadelphia, man:
Guid christian blood to draw, man; But at New-York, wi' knife an' fork,
Sir-loin he hacked sma', man.
Burgoyne gaed up, like
In Saratoga shaw, man.
An' did the buckskins claw, man;
He hung it to the wa', man,
Then Montague, an' Guilford too,
Began to fear a fa', man;
The German chief to thraw, man:
had at a', man;
An' lows'd his tinkler jaw, man,
Then Rockingham took up
game; Till death did on him ca', man; When Shelburne meek held up his cheek, Conform to gospel law, man.
Saint Stephen's boys, wi' jarring noise,
They did his measures thraw, man, For North an' Fox united stocks,
An' bore him to the wa', man.
Then clubs an' hearts were Charlie's cartes,
the stakes awa', man,
Led him a sair faux pas, man:
On Chatham's boy did ca', man;
Up, Willie, waur them a', man!'
Behind the throne then Grenville's gone,
A secret word or twa, man;
Be-north the Roman wa', man:
(Inspired bardies saw, man)
· Would I hae fear'd them a', man?'
But, word an' blow, North, Fox, and Co.
Gowff'd Willie like a ba', man,
Behind him in a raw, man;
An' did her whittle draw, man;
To make it guid in law, man.