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abode abundant stores ardour aristocracy astonishing bitter blessing breathe citizen Columbia's conscience creatures cries cruelty Cultivate danger deepest descend despotism destruction devouring dismal dungeons effectual enemies equal erected ernment Europe everlasting farmer fellow fields formidable freedom fury gentlemen globe gloomy glorious glory gorging govern grand happiness heart heroes honest horrors human race hurl ideal notion illustrious immense Immortal impartial industrious inheritance innumerable inspire justice long and bloody majesty mankind ment millions monster multi multitudes national slavery O'er oppressed Oppressors ORATION patriot peace perhaps persecuted persons piety plenty poor POWER AND VALUE principles PUBLIC LIBRARY ravaged religion religious republican roll back ruin rulers sacred scenes shores sisted soul sufferings talents tears thee thou art thousand tion TIONAL triumphant true liberty trust tude tyranny tyrants unborn unbounded unprincipled value of liberty versal victorious virtue weak whole country worship wretched wretchedness
Page 21 - From Georgia to lake Champlain, From seas to Mississippi's shore, Ye sons of freedom loud proclaim, The reign of terror is no more! Rejoice Columbia's sons! rejoice! To tyrants never bend the knee; But join with heart and soul and voice For
Page 20 - What heart but hails a scene so bright ? What soul but inspiration draws? Who would not guard so dear a right; Or die in such a glorious cause? Let foes to freedom dread the name; But should they touch this sacred tree, Thrice fifty thousand swords shall flame For Jefferson and Liberty!
Page 20 - Here, free as air's expanded space, To every soul and sect shall be, That sacred privilege of our race, The worship of the Deity. These gifts, great Liberty! are thine, Ten thousand more we owe to thee; Immortal may their memories shine, Who fought and died for liberty. What heart but hails a
Page 20 - Here strangers from a thousand shores, Compell'd by tyranny to roam, Shall find amidst abundant stores, A nobler and a happier home. Here Art shall lift her
Page 19 - O'er vast Columbia's varied clime, Her cities, forests, shores and dales, In rising majesty sublime, Immortal Liberty prevails.
Page 19 - Millions yet unborn. His country's glory, hope and stay, In virtue and in talents try'd Now rises to assume the sway.... O'er
Page 19 - Hail long expected glorious day! Illustrious, memorable morn, That freedom's Fabric from decay
Page 19 - people's cries. No lordling here, with gorging jaws, Shall wring from industry the food,