Shout for the Prairie King.
Quartette or Chorus for Male or mixed Voices.
Words by G. W. BUNGAY.
Music arr. By A. CULL.
Respectfully dedicated to the "Young Men's Republican Union Club," of New York City.
1. Up, where the masses are shouting hosannas,
Up, gallant heroes, and gird for the fight,
Up with the motto, on star-spangled banners,
FREEDOM, THE BALLOT - BOX, AND GOD FOR THE RIGHT!
Shout for the Prairie King!
Make all the welkin ring,
Queen on her tall throne of light,
Waving the flag of stars!
Thunder the loud huzzas!
Lincoln and Hamlin for Freedom and Right.
GREAT GARIBALDIS OF PROGRESS HAVE SPOKEN,
Bugles of Battle are heard in the West,
The rod, and the yoke of oppression are broken,
Like the broad sea swells humanity's breast.
Hearts of our patriot fathers are beating,
Music for Freedom in these hearts of ours,
Crowns of sharp thorns now have blossomed, repeating
The crowns of the martyrs with victors' fair flowers.
Shout again, with a voice heaven rending,
May the sword shield and sheltering wing,
Chariots burning and mantles descending
Be the final reward of the Prairie King.