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Additional Verse to "God Save the King"
The Morning Chronicle (October 25, 1809)

Great God, bid Carnage cease,
And universal Peace
    Thy fiat bring;
Let this Jubilee Year[1]
Behold the sword and spear
Changed to the scythe and share,
    And bless our King.


1. 1809 was the fiftieth year of the reign of George III.

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