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See the foe advancing like a mighty throng

Author: William Stone
Tune: [See the foe advancing like a mighty throng]
Published in 6 hymnals

Audio files: MIDI

Representative Text

1 See the foe advancing like a mighty throng,
Onward to the conquest, raise the battle song;
Never fear the conflict, we will gain the day,
Jesus is our Captain and will lead the way.

Victory! victory! “Forward!” is the cry,
Take the world for Jesus, victory or die;
Victory! victory! raise the banner high,
“Victory and freedom!” shout the battle-cry.

2 Fierce the battle rages, who will gain the day,
Forward, ever, forward, hear the Captain say,
We shall gain the conquest, victory or die;
Victory and freedom; shout the battle cry. [Refrain]

3 Long the conflict wages, courage we shall need,
Ere the foe is vanquished and from win we’re freed;
But we’ll never falter till the battle’s o’er,
Then we’ll shout a “vict’ry” on the other shore. [Refrain]

Source: Songs of Matchless Love: for evangelistic services, devotional meetings and Sunday schools #15

Author: William Stone

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Text Information

First Line: See the foe advancing like a mighty throng
Title: Victory
Author: William Stone
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Victory, victory, forward is the cry
Publication Date: 1900
Copyright: Public Domain



Instances (1 - 6 of 6)
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New Songs of the Gospel (Nos. 1, 2, and 3 combined) #34

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New Songs of the Gospel #36

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Precious Hymns No. 2 #25

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Songs of Matchless Love #15

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The Epworth Hymnal No. 3 #134

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Triumphant Praises #166

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