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T:General Guinness
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W:You've heard of General Wellington, who won at Waterloo,
W:But there's a good old Irishman I'll mention unto you.
W:He comes from dear old Dublin, he's a man we all applaud,
W:For he always finds a corkscrew far more handy than a sword.
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W:He's good old General Guinness, he's a soldier strong and stout.
W:He's found on every bottlefront, and he can't be done without!
W:His noble name his world-wide fame, deserve three hearty cheers,
W:Hurrah for General Guinness of the Dublin Booziliers!
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W:This hale and hearty warrior is worshipped in the ranks,
W:For he does his task inside the cask, as well as in the tanks.
W:He bears the brunt on every front, north, south, east, and west,
W:And he wears about ten million canteen medals on his chest.
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W:He's good old General Guinness, he has won the world's applause.
W:'Twas him who kept our spirits up in the midst of all our wars.
W:Who was the first to flirt with Mademoiselle from Armentieres?
W:Why good old General Guinness of the Dublin Booziliers.
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W:All over bonny Scotland too, the General is seen.
W:They've given him the freedom of the toon of Aberdeen.
W:From Inverness to Galashiels, he keeps them warm and bright,
W:And they love to gather 'round him, och, on every moonlit night.
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W:He's good old General Guinness, he's as strong as Scottish broth,
W:'Twas him who turned the Firth of Forth into the Firth of Froth.
W:All Scotsman dance The Highland Fling and shout when he appears,
W:Hurrah for General Guinness of the Dublin Booziliers.


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