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" After our rapid successes, we held the yankees in great contempt ; but it was not a little mortifying to hear them play this tune, when their army marched down to our surrender. "
Travels through the interior parts of America: in a series of letters - Page 51
by Thomas Anburey - 1789
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Biography and History of the Indians of North America: From Its First Discovery

Samuel Gardner Drake - Indians of North America - 1851 - 720 pages
...march — it is the lover's spell, the nurse's lullaby. After our rapid successes, we held the yaukees in great contempt ; but it was not a little mortifying...play this tune, when their army marched down to our surrender." But Mr. HeckeiceltUr thinks that the Indians, in endeavoring to pronounce the name English,...
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History of the Early Discovery of America and Landing of the Pilgrims: With ...

Samuel Gardner Drake - America - 1854 - 720 pages
...the grenadier's march — it is the lover's spell, the nurse's lullaby. After our rapid successes, we held the yankees in great contempt; but it was...play this tune, when their army marched down to our surrender." But Mr. Heckewelder thinks that the Indians, in endeavoring to pronounce the name English,...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America: Comprising Biographical Sketches of ...

Samuel Gardner Drake, J. W. O'Neill - Indians of North America - 1859 - 736 pages
...the grenadier's march — it is the lover's spell, the nurse's lullaby. After our rapid successes, we held the yankees in great contempt ; but it was...play this tune, when their army marched down to our surrender." But Mr. Heckeiaelder thinks that the Indians, in endeavoring to pronounce the name English,...
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The aboriginal races of North America: comprising biographical sketches of ...

Samuel Gardner Drake, J. W. O'Neill - Clergy - 1860 - 736 pages
...the grenadier's march — it is the lover's spell, the nurse's lulliihy. After our rapid successes, we held the yankees in great contempt ; but it was...mortifying to hear them play this tune, when their nrmy marched down to our surrender." But Mr. Heckewelder thinks that the Indians, in endeavoring...
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Men and Manners in America One Hundred Years Ago

Horace Elisha Scudder - United States - 1876 - 320 pages
...as the Grenadier's March : it is the lover's spell, the nurse's lullaby. After our rapid successes, we held the Yankees in great contempt ; but it was...play this tune when their army marched down to our surrender. We were escorted on our march by the brigade of a Gen. Brickett. He was very civil, and...
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The Aboriginal Races of North America

H. L. Williams - Indians of North America - 1880 - 787 pages
...the grenadier's march — it is the lover's spell, the nurse's lullaby. After our rapid successes, we held the yankees in great contempt ; but it was not a little morti fying to hear them play this tune, when their army marched down to our surrender." But Mr....
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The Story of Our National Ballads

C. A. Browne - National songs - 1919 - 234 pages
...lullaby." He also adds ruefully, "After our rapid successes, we held the Yankees in great contempt. So it was not a little mortifying to hear them play this tune, of all others, when their army marched down to our surrender." The words of the tune of "Yankee Doodle"...
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The City of Collective Memory: Its Historical Imagery and Architectural ...

M. Christine Boyer - Architecture - 1996 - 560 pages
...parodie foil of the yeoman soldier. A British officer wrote in 1777: "After our rapid successes we held Yankees in great contempt, but it was not a little mortifying to hear them play this tune [Yankee Doodle] when their army marched down to our surrender. One century later, by 1876, the representational...
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Munitions of the Mind: A History of Propaganda, Third Edition

Philip M. Taylor - History - 2003 - 344 pages
...it became an American rallying song. As one British soldier commented: 'After our rapid successes, we held the Yankees in great contempt; but it was...a little mortifying to hear them play this tune.' Plays such as The Battle of Bunker's Hill and The Pall of British Tyranny, Or, American Liberty Triumphant:...
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Liberty and Freedom: A Visual History of America's Founding Ideas

David Hackett Fischer - History - 2005 - 851 pages
...It is the lover's spell, the nurse's lullaby." He added, "We held the Yankees in great contempt. So it was not a little mortifying to hear them play this tune, of all others, when our army marched down to surrender."184 American poet Joel Barlow added, "In the...
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