THE BLOODY MASSACRE perpetrated in
King -- Street
March 5th 1770 by a party of the 29th
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Boston! see thy Sons deplore,
Thy hallow'd Walks besmear'd with guiltless Gore:
While faithless P--n and his
With murd'rous Rancour stretch their bloody HANDS;
Like fierce Barbarians grinning o'er their
Approve the Carnage and enjoy the Day.
If scalding drops from Rage from Anguish Wrung
If speechless Sorrows lab'ring for a
Or if a weeping World can ought appease
The plaintive Ghosts of Victims such as these;
A glorious Tribute which embalms the Dead.
But know, FATE Summons to that awful Goal.
Where JUSTICE strips the Murd'rer of his
Should Venal C -- ts the scandal of the Land,
Snatch the relentless Villain from her Hand,
Keen Execrations on this Plate inscrib'd,
Shall reach a JUDGE who never can be brib'd.
The unhappy Sufferers were Messs.
SAML. GRAY SAML MAVERICK, JAMS
CALDWELL, CRISPUS ATTUCKS & PATK
Killed. Six wounded; two of them (CHRISTR MONK &
JOHN CLARK) Mortally