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THE FALL OF THE ALAMO

Happy, if gains your sword and toil
For you a grave in Freedom's soil:
Rise, freemen, rise! your watchword be:
"For Texas and her Liberty!"
4.
And if the tyrant loudly boasts
Of greater might than ours:
Our Ally is the Lord of Hosts,
With all His gifts and powers;
He aids us, for our cause is fair;
Who will then tremble and despair?
Rise, freemen, rise! your watchword be:
"For Texas and her Liberty!"

[Curtain.]


ACT SECOND.

Scene I.

A road leading through a forest, with the Alamo in the back-ground. Wm. Travis accompanying Edward Burleson and Frank W. Johnston, who appear equipped for a journey.]

Travis.

The spot is reached where we must part, my friends,
You to go eastward,—I to wend my steps