Songs of the Soldiers and Sailors, U.S.

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1917 - 62 páginas

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Página 9 - Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord: He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored; He hath loosed the fateful lightning of his terrible swift sword: His truth is marching on.
Página 7 - Oh, say, can you see by the dawn's early light. What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight. O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
Página 9 - In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me: As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, While God is marching on.
Página 48 - Early in the morning our song shall rise to Thee: Holy, Holy, Holy! merciful and mighty! God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity!
Página 42 - I wish I was in de land ob cotton, Old times dar am not forgotten, Look away! Look away! Look away! Dixie Land. In Dixie Land whar I was born in Early on one frosty mornin', Look away!
Página 9 - His truth is marching on. I have seen Him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps; They have builded Him an altar in the evening dews and damps; I can read His righteous sentence by the dim and flaring lamps; His day is marching on. I have read a fiery gospel writ in burnished rows of steel: "As ye deal with My contemners, so with you My Grace shall deal"; Let the Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with His heel, Since God is marching on.
Página 7 - And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. Oh ! say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave...
Página 46 - E'en though it be a cross That raiseth me ; Still all my song shall be, — Nearer, my God, to Thee, Nearer to Thee ! 2 Though, like the wanderer, The sun gone down, Darkness be over me, My rest a stone ; Yet in my dreams I'd be Nearer, my God, to Thee, — Nearer to Thee...
Página 49 - See barbarous nations at thy gates attend, Walk in thy light, and in thy temple bend; See thy bright altars thronged with prostrate kings, For thee Idume's spicy forests blow, And seeds of gold in Ophir's mountains glow.
Página 46 - Abide with me ! Fast falls the eventide, The darkness deepens : Lord, with me abide ! When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, Help of the helpless, O, abide with me...

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