Six songs (Kilmarnock)/Free-mason's song

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Six Songs  (1810s) 
Free-mason's song

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ASSEMBLED and tyl'd, let us social agree
With the monarch that sits on the throne,
For he charges a glass, and round lets it pass,
To celebrate ancient St. John.

Tho' babblers may prattle in showing their sple(illegible text)
Their spite we compare to the drone,
For in love and sweet harmony still we'll agree
To celebrate ancient John.

The world's in pain our secrets to gain,
ignorance let them think on,
For in love and sweet harmony still will agree
To celebrate ancient St. John.

With toast after toast let us drink to the king
Rememb'ring the great Solomon,
For his actions were rare, by the compass & squ(illegible text)
Thus celebrate ancient John.

Then join hand in hand, in a body firm stand
Our cares and our troubles begone,
Let us love laugh and sing, love the ladies & king
Thus celebrate ancient St. John.

This work was published before January 1, 1926, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.