The Prince of Orange's Triumph

The Downfall of the Distressed Jesuits

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Melody - "Courigio"
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From Pepys Ballads, 1930, Vol.III

Now Orange is on Brittish shore,
Come from his long Voyage O;
Now Orange is on Brittains'shore,
Come from his long Voyage O;
We now shall have no Masses more,
But will pull down their Scarlet Whore,
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Couragio, Couragio, Couragio.

2. Now all her Brats we understand,
Does weep at this Voyage O,
And forced are to quit the Land,
For fear of a strong Hempen Band,
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3. While here they Sung their Antick Song
Bfore the brave Voyage O,
The best of Subjects they did wrong,
But now they run away ding dong,
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4. The London Lads was much concern'd
At Fryars in this Age O,
Therefore their Wooden Gods they burn'd
And Trinkets into Ashes turn'd,
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5. They never stood to count their Cost,
They being in a Rage O,
Their' Beads and Crucifix they lost,
Was ever Jesuitss so Crost,
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6. Their hopes were turn'd to slavish fears,
At this August Voyage O,
Some sigh'd and stew'd in brinish Tears,
While others sneak'd & hung their Ears,
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7. The Prince of Orange Heavens bless
Who cam on this Voyage O,
The Jesuitss to dispossess
God grant him evermore Successes,
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8. When we beheld his Glorious Fleet
Sailing on their Voyage O,
Our whole desire was to meet,
The Kindgoms blessings to compleat,
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9. Now Welcome to our English Shore,
And now we will ingage O,
To Thump the Babilonish Whore,
And kick her Trumpery out the door;
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10. A short and merry life they led,
Before this rare Voyage O,
But now Old Peters he is fled,
And some in Newgate hide their Head
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11. That Valiant Prince who hither came,
Our Sorrows to asswage O,
O let his Right Renowned Name
Recorded be in Books of Fame,
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12. He undertook a Glorious Cause,
In this Warlike Voyage O
To keep us from Rome's Rav'nous Paws
And to preserve our Lives and Laws,
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13. Now let us all United be,
And then I will engage O,
In little space we soon shall free
This Land from Popish Tyranny;
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14.We value not the French-man's Frown
Who threatens to engage O,
We'll Raze the Walls of e'ery Town,
And beat their lofty Towers down
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15. If it should be our happy chance,
With Monsieur to Engage O,
With Forces thither we'll advance,
And shake the very Crown of France,
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