aefenglommung (aefenglommung) wrote,
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aefenglommung

File this away

Oh, dewy was the morning
Upon the first of May,
And Dewey was the Admiral
Out in Manila Bay;
And dewy were the Regent's eyes-
Them orbs of royal blue-
And do we feel discouraged?
I do not think we do.
—Popular U. S. gloat of 1898.

I was watching a show on the Spanish-American War in which this was quoted. I had heard (and read) it before, but couldn't have laid my hands on it. So I just googled it up and I'm putting it here where I can find it again.

So I'm not making a point. Just doing some filing.
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