The Battle Hymn Of The
Republic was first publish in
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 09, No. 52, February, 1862
BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC
Mine eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord:
He is trampling out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are stored;
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword:
His truth is marching on.
I have seen Him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps;
They have builded Him an altar in the evening dews and damps;
I can read His righteous sentence by the dim and flaring lamps:
His day is marching on.
I have read a fiery gospel writ in burnished rows of steel:
"As ye deal with my contemners, so with you my grace shall deal;
Let this Hero, born of woman, crush the serpent with his heel,
Since God is marching on."
He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat;
He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment-seat:
Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer Him! be jubilant, my feet!
Our God is marching on.
In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea,
With a glory in his bosom that transfigures you and me:
As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free,
While God is marching on.
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Startling Crime l Aviation
Pioneer l Banana
Ball Point Pen l Bar Code l BBQ l Blue Jeans l Bubble Gum l Busiest Travel Day l Candy
Civil Rights l Color T.V. l Crime Fiction l Color T.V. l Computers l Department Stores l Dental Drill Patented
Education l Electric Chair l Engineering l Frisbees l Fingerprints l First American Newspaper l First Auto Fatality
First Baseball Game l First College Football Game l First Home Developer l First Jukebox l First Movie Theater
First Phonograph Record l First Radio Station l First Super Bowl l First Telephone Operator l First Traffic Light
First U.S. Hospital l First Woman Doctor l First World Series l Highest Wind Ever l Horse Races l Ice Cream
Linotype Inventor l Minimum Wage l Motorcycle Rally l NBA Formed l New Year's Day l NHL Founded
Outlawing Fun l Patents l Pecans l Pets l Photography l Pony Express l Potato Chips
Scotch Tape l Scrabble l Soccer l Soda Fountain l Soft Drinks l Star Wars
Superman l Tea l Telephone l Tennis l Thanksgiving l Tiffany
Typewriter Patented l U.S. Mint Opens l Valentines Day
Videocassette Recorder l Washing Machines
Worst U.S. Fires l ZIP Codes l Zipper