Tuesday, 13 February 2007

Ca Ira

Ca Ira In English

(The Song Burns liked to sing when drunk)

We Will Win!
"We will win, we will win, we will win",
The people of this day neverendingly sing"
We will win, we will win, we will win,

In spite of the traitors, all will succeed"
Our confused enemies are staying low
But we are going to sing "Alleluia!"

"We will win, we will win, we will win",
When Boileau once spoke about the clergy"
Like a prophet he predicted as much.,
By singing my ditty,With pleasure I will say:
"We will win, we will win, we will win,

In spite of the traitors, all will succeed"
"We will win, we will win, we will win,"

Punch and Judy sing at the show"
We will win, we will win, we will win,"

Let us rejoices, for the good times are coming
The French people were once nobodies
But now the aristocrats say "we are guilty"
"We will win, we will win, we will win,"

The clergy now regrets all its wealth .
Through justice the nation will have it all,
Through the wise LaFayette
All trouble will be quieted,

"We will win, we will win, we will win,
In spite of the traitors, all will succeed"
"We will win, we will win, we will win,"

The weak as well as the strong are soldiers in their souls
"We will win, we will win, we will win,"
During the war, not one will be a traitor.
With their hearts, all good Frenchmen will fight,
And when he sees a slacker, he will boldly speak up

"We will win, we will win, we will win,"
Lafayette says, "Let he who will follow me!
"And patriotism will respond,
Without fear of fire or flame.
The French will always conquer

"We will win, we will win, we will win,
In spite of the traitors, all will succeed"

"We will win, we will win, we will win,"
Let's string up the aristocrats on the lampposts!

"We will win, we will win, we will win,"
We'll string up the aristocrats!
Despotism will die,Liberty will triumph
"We will win, we will win, we will win,"

And we will no longer have nobles or priests
"We will win, we will win, we will win,"
"Equality will reign throughout the land/world
And the Austrian slave will follow it.
"We will win, we will win, we will win,"

And their hellish clique
will be sent to the devil.

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