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be acceptable to those who possess the rest, he has al. ready comeccabis se actices for it, and he will feel ooined to the reader for a inghs areason to any Amenean scozor nem tas been anttentionally on his part cented here. He bis no docht that there are many soch; 5ct as he has had no means of ascertaining the fact or of possess at copies, he trests that should this be the case, that they w..l be sent to the publishers, for insertion in the second volume. In con. clusion, he trusts, that as a book of American Melodies is certainly a novelty in letters, that it will meet with as much indulgence from the hands of his fellow labourers in the literary vineyard, as they may find it in their natores to bestow, for although the editor can claim no merit whatever for a mere compilation, yet the case is different with the publishers, who deserve much credit for being the pioneers in a description of book that universally abounds in every country except our own.
thou shining river,...
God bless America,........
Green be the turf above thee,..
Home, sweet home,...
Haste, boatman, haste,
Hark, brothers, hark,.
Her lover died,.....
He who decays in youthful prime,
I know that thou art far away,......
Ianthe! on that lofty brow,.
I left thee where I found thee, love,.....
I am come to this sycamore tree,...
Is it the welcome roar,
I think of thee,
I canna bid him gang, mither,..
I know a maiden fair to see, ..
I would not live always,..
Look aloft, .
Love, the leaves are falling,...
Life a dream,..
Land of the South,..
My beautiful Pierre,...
My old Wife,....
My life is like the summer rose,.
My generous heart disdains,...
Mary will smile,....
My Mother's Grave,...
My father died ere I could tell,
Minstrel, sing that song again,.
My prayer for thee, dearest,...
Oh take her, but be faithful still,..
The Carrier Pigeon,.