Legislation to Make "The Star Spangled Banner" the National Anthem: Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, First Session, on H.R. 6429 and H.J. Res. 69, March 20, 1924
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1924 - National songs - 33 pages
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Page 20 - O beautiful for patriot dream That sees beyond the years Thine alabaster cities gleam Undimmed by human tears! America! America! God shed His grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!
Page 15 - Oh, say, can you see, by the dawn's early light. What so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight O'er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming-! And the rocket's red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there...
Page 24 - Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution. No refuge could save the hireling and slave From the terror of flight, or the gloom of the grave; And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave.
Page 20 - America! America! God shed his grace on thee Till nobler men keep once again Thy whiter jubilee! America the Beautiful By Katherine Lee Bates O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America! America! God shed his grace on thee And crown thy good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea!
Page 20 - O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain. America! America! God shed his grace on thee, And crown thy good with brotherhood, From sea to shining sea! O beautiful for pilgrim feet, Whose stern impassioned stress A thoroughfare for freedom beat Across the wilderness.
Page 20 - O beautiful for pilgrim feet, Whose stern, impassioned stress A thoroughfare for freedom beat Across the wilderness! America ! America ! God mend thine...
Page 15 - To Anacreon in Heaven, where he sat in full glee, A few sons of harmony sent a petition, That he their inspirer and patron would be ; When this answer...
Page 12 - O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave! And where is that band who so vauntingly swore That the havoc of war and the battle's confusion A home and a country should leave us no more? Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps
Page 1 - HR 6429, to make the Star-Spangled Banner the national anthem of the United States of America, which bill was introduced bv Mr. Linthicum ; also House Joint Resolution 69, proposing the adoption of the Star-Spangled Banner as the national anthem.