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truth is marching on.
God is marching on.
God marching on.

Refrain

He hath loosed the fate-ful light-ning of

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the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stor'd, the hearts of men be-fore His judgment-seat; His bos om that trans-figures you and me:

be swift, my soul, to an swer Him,-be ju
He died to make men holy, let us die

The last line of each verse becomes the last line of the refrain

WILLIAM STEFFE

of the Lord; call re-treat; cross the sea,

His terrible swift sword; * His

bi-lant, my feet! Our

to make men free,While

Glory! glo-ry! Hal-le- lu - jah! Glo-ry! glo-ry! Hal-le

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Our na tive land;
our pray'rs shall rise
this land a lone,

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Thro' storm and night: When the wild

Thou who art

On Him
we wait;
From shore to shore;

And may the

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Rev. L. B. LONGACRE, 1895

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wind and wave, Do Thou our country save By Thy great might.
To Thee a-loud we cry,
And form one fam
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watch-ful eye,
brothers be,

God save the State.
The wide world o'er.

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er stand the skies, cies shown

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say can the shore dim where is thus be

O'er
As

THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER

National Hymn

300

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hailed host of war their loved homes

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by the dawn's ear thro' the mists of who SO vaunt - ing when free

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at the twilight's last gleam - ing,

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in dread si lence pos es, and the bat tle's con fu sion and the war's des O la tion;

JOHN S. SMITH, 1775

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the ram - parts we watch'd were SO gal lant ly stream-ing? it fit ful ly blows, half conceals, half dis clos Their blood has wash'd out their foul foot - steps' pol Praise the Pow'r that hath made and

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