By fear and silence we will keep this thing,
This thing of ours, secret and alive;
To all out families long may it bring
Prosperity, may all our soldiers thrive.
By fear and silence we will ever rule,
All those who challenge us will pay the price,
Our enemy, be he knave or a fool
Will bow before us, or will be as ice.
By fear and silence we will keep our realm
As secret now as ever it was then
When our great-grandfathers were at the helm,
For we, like they, are honourable men.
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