1 Don’t you hear them shouting vict’ry, all along the line?
‘Tis the army of the Lord, almighty throng;
Don’t you see their lifted banners in the sunlight shine,
As they sing their happy hallelujah song?
Don’t you hear them shouting?
Praise to grace Divine,
“Victory, victory,” all along the line;
“Jesus and salvation,” that’s the counter sign;
“Victory, victory,” all along the line.
2 Don’t you hear them shouting vict’ry, in the forward ranks?
They are marching t’ward the Palace of the King;
To his blessed name ascribing glad and loving thanks
Trusting him for help that he will surely bring. [Refrain]
3 Don’t you hear them shouting vict’ry? God is on our side,
And we will not fear what evil foes may do;
We are safe if we but follow closely at his side,
He will be to ev’ry precious promise true. [Refrain]
Pseudonym: Lidie H. Edmunds.
Eliza Edmunds Hewitt was born in Philadelphia 28 June 1851. She was educated in the public schools and after graduation from high school became a teacher. However, she developed a spinal malady which cut short her career and made her a shut-in for many years. During her convalescence, she studied English literature. She felt a need to be useful to her church and began writing poems for the primary department. she went on to teach Sunday school, take an active part in the Philadelphia Elementary Union and become Superintendent of the primary department of Calvin Presbyterian Church.
Dianne Shapiro, from "The Singers and Their Songs: sketches of living gospel hymn writers" by Charles Hutchinson Gabriel (… Go to person page >
Display Title: Don’t You Hear Them Shouting Victory?First Line: Don’t you hear them shouting vict’ry, all along the lineTune Title: [Don’t you hear them shouting vict’ry, all along the line]Author: E. E. HewittDate: 1900