Green grassy slopes of the Boyne

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Some folks sing of mountains and valleys
Where the wild flowers abundantly grow
And some of the wave-crested billows
That dash ‘neath the waters below
But I’m going to speak of a river
And I hope in the chorus you’ll join
Of the deeds that were done by King William
On the green grassy slopes of the Boyne

CHORUS
On the green grassy slopes of the Boyne
Where the Orangemen with William did join
And fought for our glorious deliverance
On the green grassy slopes of the Boyne

On the banks of that beautiful river
There the bones of our forefathers lie
Awaiting the sound of the trumpet
To call them to glory on high
In our hearts we will cherish their memories
And we all like true brethren will join
And praise God for sending us King William
To the green grassy slopes of the Boyne
Chorus

Orangemen will be loyal and steady
For no matter what’er may betide
We will still mind our war-cry ‘No surrender’
So long as we’ve God on our side
And if ever our service is needed
Then we all like true brethren will join
And fight like valliant King William
On the green grassy slopes of the Boyne
Chorus


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