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Hear the call for your help

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1 Hear the call for your help in the noble fight
Being waged ‘gainst the wrong by the ranks of right;
Now enroll ‘neath the banner so fair and bright,
Be true to the temp’rance cause.

Refrain:
Be true to the temp’rance cause,
Be true to the temp’rance cause,
Till the vict’ry shall come in the battle with rum,
Be true to the temp’rance cause.

2 To the helpless and weak be a trusty friend,
Hear their piteous plea and their rights defend;
To o’ercome their strong foe your assistance lend,
Be true to the temp’rance cause. [Refrain]

3 ‘Gainst the power of rum take a fearless stand
And with long faithful workers join heart and hand,
As they seek from its fetters to free our land,
Be true to the temp’rance cause. [Refrain]

4 Till the warfare is done, ever toil and pray;
Tho’ the end of the conflict seem far away,
There is triumph awaiting us some glad day,
Be true to the temp’rance cause. [Refrain]

Source: United Praise: for use in Sunday Schools, Young People's Societies and other Church Services #149

Author: Jennie Wilson

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

Text Information

First Line: Hear the call for your help
Author: Jennie Wilson
Refrain First Line: Be true to the temperance cause
Copyright: Public Domain

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United Praise #149

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