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190 The National Music of America.
Should the Tempest of War overfliadow our land, Its bolts could ne'er rend Freedom's temple •funderi
For, unmov'd, at its portal, would WASHINGTON Hand, 4nd repulje, uilh his xRZAij,the flfaults ofhisTuvn.
I)ER !
Ylh/uord, from the fleep Of it sfccblazd, would leap, Arid conduct, with its point, every Jtajh to the deep.
for ne\r fall thefons 0/Columbia befaves, Y.'hile the earth bears a plant, or thefea rolls its waves.
Let Fame to the world found America's voice ; No intri-cue can her fans /rem their Government fever. ; J[er tride is her ADAMS—his lavs uk her choiCEj And jhallJlourijh till Lizzrty f umber forever t Then unite, heart and hand, LiTfe Leor.idas' band, And fwear to the God of the.ocean and land,
fhet ne'erj/haU the fans of Columbia befaves, Vhile the earth bears a plant, or thefea rolls its wave;.
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