Unite and Be Free
DESCRIPTION: "The right hand of friendship to you I'll extend" no matter what Trade or Religion if you love Union. Reject the kings and "dupes of a priest" who say "divide and conquer": "Hibernians were made to unite and be free"
EARLIEST DATE: 1796 (_Paddy's Resource_(Belfast), according to Moylan)
KEYWORDS: Ireland nonballad political freedom
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Moylan 23, "Unite and Be Free" (1 text, 1 tune)
NOTES [21 words]: From the date, this presumably was a reference to the United Irishmen who were largely responsible for the 1798 rebellion. - RBW
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