Sound the Trumpet and beat the warlike...
Sound the Trumpet and beat the warlike Drum;
The Prince will be with laurels crown’d
Before his manhood comes.
Ah! how pleas’d he is and gay,
When the Trumpet strikes his ear!
His hands like shaking lilies play
And catch at ev’ry spear.
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