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William McCarty, comp.  The American National Song Book.  1842.
 
Great National Whig Song
 
“IN the strength of your might, from each mountain and valley,”
  Sons of Freedom, arise! the time is at hand—
Around Liberty’s standard we’ll rally, we’ll rally;
  The star-spangled banner floats over the land.
Then let the proud eagle spread his wings wide asunder,        5
  And burst from the trammels which strive to enchain;
“If we rise in our strength, if we speak but in thunder,”
  The bit of “striped bunting” will flourish again.
 
For our rights and our laws we’ll stand firm and united;
  The blood of our fathers shall ne’er be forgot,—        10
The faith and the honour they sacredly plighted,
  Shall never be tarnish’d by Anarchy’s blot;
Around Liberty’s standard we’ll rally, we’ll rally;—
  Old Tippecanoe, boys, the watchword shall be;
Its echo will thunder from each mountain and valley        15
  Of the home of the brave—the land of the free.
 
 
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