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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Lady Nairne. (1766–1845)
    There ’s nae sorrow there, John,
There ’s neither cauld nor care, John,
The day is aye fair,
    In the land o’ the leal.
          The Land o’ the Leal.
    Gude nicht, and joy be wi’ you a’.
          Gude Nicht, etc. 1
    Oh, we ’re a’ noddin’, nid, nid, noddin’;
Oh, we ’re a’ noddin’ at our house at hame.
          We ’re a’ Noddin’.
    A penniless lass wi’ a lang pedigree.
          The Laird o’ Cockpen.
Andrew Jackson. (1767–1845)
    Our Federal Union: it must be preserved.
          Toast given on the Jefferson Birthday Celebration in 1830.
    You are uneasy; you never sailed with me before, I see. 2
          Life of Jackson (Parton). Vol. iii. p. 493.
John Quincy Adams. (1767–1848)
    Think of your forefathers! Think of your posterity! 3
          Speech at Plymouth, Dec. 22, 1802.
    In charity to all mankind, bearing no malice or ill-will to any human being, and even compassionating those who hold in bondage their fellow-men, not knowing what they do. 4
          Letter to A. Bronson. July 30, 1838.
Note 1.
Sir Alexander Boswell composed a version of this song. [back]
Note 2.
A remark made to an elderly gentleman who was sailing with Jackson down Chesapeake Bay in an old steamboat, and who exhibited a little fear.

See Also:
Andrew Jackson: First Inaugural Address
Andrew Jackson: Second Inaugural Address [back]
Note 3.
Et majores vestros et posteros cogitate.—Tacitus: Agricola, c. 32. 31. [back]
Note 4.
With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right.—Abraham Lincoln: Second Inaugural Address. [back]