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But wherefore lament o'er those glories departed? Her star will yet shine with as vivid a ray! For ne'er had she children more brave or true-hearted Than those she sees on St. Patrick's Day.

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Source Notes: In The Well-Known Songs of Ireland (n.d.). Barry is said to have composed these words to be sung to an old tune. "She" is Ireland.

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