Emblem of the Free

Flag of the free, fairest to see

Tune: [Flag of the free, fairest to see]
Published in 17 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Flag of the free, fairest to see!
Borne thro’ the strife and the thunder of war;
Banner so bright, with starry light,
Float ever proudly from mountain to shore:
Emblem of freedom, hope to the slave,
Spread thy fair folds to shield and to save,
While thro’ the sky loud rings the cry,
Union and Liberty! One evermore.

2 Flag of the brave, long may it wave,
Chosen of God while his might we adore,
In freedom’s van for good to man,
Symbol of right thro’ the years passing oe’r:
Pride of our country, honor’d afar,
Scatter each cloud that dims but a star,
While thro’ the sky loud rings the cry,
Union and Liberty! One evermore.

Source: Sunday-School Praises: prepared especially for use in the Sunday-School #95

Text Information

First Line: Flag of the free, fairest to see
Title: Emblem of the Free
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Timeline

Instances

Instances (1 - 17 of 17)
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Deseret Sunday School Songs #22

Enduring Hymns #d20

Enduring Hymns #d21

Heart Echoes #d5

Hymns of the Faith #d53

Inspiring Hymns #370

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International Praise #303

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Liederkranz für Sonntags-Schulen und Jugend-Vereine #328

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New Soul Winning Songs #223

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Praises #308

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Sacred Songs for School Use #101

School and College Hymnal #d32

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School and College Hymnal #177

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Sunday-School Praises #95

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The Assembly Hymn and Song Collection #132

The School Hymnary #d47

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Voices of Victory #314

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