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Two empires by the sea

Representative Text

1 Two empires by the sea,
Two nations great and free,
One anthem raise.
One race of ancient fame,
One tongue, one faith, we claim,
One God whose glorious name
We love and praise.

2 What deeds our fathers wrought,
What battles we have fought,
Let fame records.
Now, vengeful passion, cease,
Come, victories of peace;
Nor hate nor pride's caprice
Unsheathe the sword.

3 Now, may the God above
Guard the dear lands we love;
Or East or West;
Let love more fervent glow,
As peaceful ages go,
And strength yet stronger grow,
Blessing and blest.

Source: The Endeavor Hymnal: for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #222

Author: George Huntington

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Text Information

First Line: Two empires by the sea
Author: George Huntington



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American Church and Church School Hymnal #d335

American Church and Church School Hymnal #d332

Chapel Hymns and Services #d135

Christian Worship, a Hymnal. Special ed. #d461

Christian Worship #549

Convention Hymnal #d82

Fellowship Hymns #d291

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Gospel Melodies #305

Hymns for Today #d277

Hymns of the United Church #d418

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Hymns of the United Church #223

Inter-Church Hymnal #d397

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Jubilant Praise #209

Men and Religion Songs #d97

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Service Songs for Young People's Societies, Sunday Schools and Church Prayer Meetings #252

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Services for Congregational Worship #422

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Songs of Service #111

The Council Hymnal #92

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The Endeavor Hymnal #222

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The Evangelical Hymnal #460

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The Hymnal of Praise #409

The Hymnary for use in Baptist churches #524

The New Hymn and Tune Book #d480

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