John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
And striped its pure, celestial white With streakings of the morning light.
Flag of the free hearts hope and home! By angel hands to valour given! Thy stars have lit the welkin dome, And all thy hues were born in heaven. Forever float that standard sheet! Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With Freedoms soil beneath our feet, And Freedoms banner streaming oer us?