|’Tis the praise of Columbia awakens the song, / And the loud trump of Fame shall re-echo the strain; / America’s freedom the theme shall prolong, / And the world shall repeat it again and again.|
|The Praise of
The American National Song-Book
Songs, Odes, and Other Poems, on National Subjects In Three Volumes
Compiled from Various Sources by William McCarty
The 786 selections, mostly by unknown authors, record in song and rhyme the popular sentiments of the Revolution and early American martial pride.
PHILADELPHIA: PUBLISHED BY Wm. McCARTY, 1842
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 2013