Henry O'Meara Ballads of America

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THE WAR SONGS

O SONGS of the War, you resound for us ever
   With chantings' of glory that cannot decay -
Our lives and our heroes' the years swiftly sever,
But yours is a grandeur that lives on forever -
  Though born amid death you shall ne'er die away!

 
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