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Source: Poems
Source type: book
Document type: poem
Document title: “Memorial Lines”
Author(s): Brown, Giles T.
Publisher: none given
Place of publication: none given
Year of publication: 1911
Pagination: 49-50

 
Citation
Brown, Giles T. “Memorial Lines.” Poems. [n.p.]: [n.p.], 1911: pp. 49-50.
 
Transcription
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Keywords
William McKinley (mourning: poetry).
 
Named persons
William McKinley.
 
Notes
In accordance with the original source, no punctuation appears at the end of line 3 (below).
 
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Memorial Lines

 

The Nation all with one accord
     Bows broken hearted now to pray;
“Deliver us from evil, Lord
     Help us thy precepts to obey.”

“Lord, God of Heaven, grant us relief
     In this our dark sad way;
From out the valley of our grief,
     Lead, Kindly Light, our steps today.” [49][50]

“Up to bright hills of hope away,
     Lead us most Holy One;
And give our souls the strength to say;
     ‘Thy will be done.’”

 

 


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