The Army and Navy Hymnal/Hymns/God Save America

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156 God Save America
(RUSSIAN HYMN. 11,10,11,10)
William G. Ballantine Alexis T. Lwoff, 1833

1.God save America! New world of glory,
New-born to freedom and know ledge and power,
Lifting the towers of her lightning-lit cities
Where the flood tides of humanity roar!
2.God save America! Here may all races
Mingle together as children of God,
Founding an empire on brotherly kindness,
Equal in liberty, made of one blood!
3.God save America! Brotherhood banish
Wail of the worker and curse of the crushed;
Joy breaks in songs from her jubilant millions,
Hailing the day when all discords are hushed!
4.God save America! Bearing the olive,
Hers be the blessing the peacemakers prove,
Calling the nations to glad federation,
Leading the world in the triumph of love !
5.God save America! 'Mid all her splendors,
Save her from pride and from luxury ;
Throne in her heart the unseen and eternal ;
Right be her might and the truth make her free ! Amen.