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The temperance banner

Representative Text

1 Unfurl the Temp’rance Banner,
And fling it to the breeze;
And let the glad hosanna
Sweet over land and sea.
To God be all the glory
For what we now behold,
Oh, let the cheering story
In ev’ry ear be told.

2 Come, join the noble army,
Enlist now for the fight;
Maintain our nation’s honor,
Firm stand ye for the right.
Promote the cause of Temperance,
To aid poor fallen man;
Put on the glorious armor,
Be foremast in the van.

3 Then rally round the standard,
And let the work go on
Until the last dim vestige
Of intemperance is gone.
Be earnest in the battle,
Your weapons boldly wield;
You’ll surely gain the victory,
And make the monster yield.

Source: Boundless Love: for Sunday Schools and Gospel Meetings #119

Author: F. L. Armstrong

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Text Information

First Line: Unfurl the temperance banner and fling it to the breeze
Title: The temperance banner
Author: F. L. Armstrong

Tune

[Unfurl the Temperance Banner]


WEBB

George J. Webb (b. Rushmore Lodge, near Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, 1803; d. Orange, NJ, 1887) composed WEBB (also known as MORNING LIGHT) on a voyage from England to the United States. The tune was published in The Odeon, a collection of secular music compiled by Webb and Lowell Mason (PHH 96) i…

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Timeline

Instances

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Augsburg Songs for Sunday Schools and other services #213

Augsburg Songs, Nos. l and 2 Combined #d340

Bible Temperance Hymns #d58

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Bible Temperance Hymns #5

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Boundless Love #119

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Bugle Notes for the Temperance Army #126a

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Celestial Sonnets #57b

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Garnered Sheaves #179

Gospel Voices No. 3 #d148

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Hymns for the Sanctuary and Social Worship #1192

Lasting Hymns No. 2 #d253

New Starry Crown for the Sabbath School #d71

Notes of Triumph, for the Sunday School #d200

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Notes of Triumph #179

Recitations Song and Story #d85

Silver Star Song Echo, containing Temperance, Nursery, Kindergarten and Minstrel Songs #d53

The Crowning Triumph #d124

The Junior League Songster #d34

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The People's Hymnal #538

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The Revival No. 2 #107

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The Royal Fountain No.4 #31

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Tried and True #179

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Triumphant Songs No.4 #213

Trumpet Notes for the Temperance Battlefield #d144

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