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Beautiful Starry Flag

Float, proudly, float on land and sea

Author: Jennie Wilson
Tune: [Float, proudly float on land and sea]
Published in 3 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 Float, proudly float on land and sea,
Beautiful starry flag;
Dear freedom’s emblem ever be,
Beautiful starry flag.

Refrain:
Beautiful starry flag,
Beautiful starry flag;
While sun shall shine and waters flow,
May thy fair constellation glow,
Beautiful starry flag.

2 Thou art a mighty nation’s pride,
Beautiful starry flag;
For thee have brave men fought and died,
Beautiful starry flag. [Refrain]

3 Strong arms thy honor will maintain,
Beautiful starry flag;
Upon thy folds shall come no stain,
Beautiful starry flag. [Refrain]

4 Where ever gleam thy colors bright,
Beautiful starry flag;
May’st thou uphold the cause if right,
Beautiful starry flag. [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Herald in Song #233

Author: Jennie Wilson

Wilson, Jennie Bain. (d. 3 September 1913). Obituaries available in the DNAH Archives.… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Float, proudly, float on land and sea
Title: Beautiful Starry Flag
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Beautiful starry flag
Copyright: Public Domain

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Gospel Herald in Song #233

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