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H. WARE JR. 1 OPPRESSION shall not always reign;
There comes a brighter day,
Shall have triumphant way.
And hold eternal sway.
Of truth's victorious car,
Or quench the solar star ?
And freedom's morning bar?
The fated, promised hour,
Her beauteous gifts shall shower.
Of heaven's redeeming power.
MONTGOMERY. 1 Le'r Mammon hold, while Mammon can,
The bones and blood of living man;
The shrieks and writhings of despair ;2 The end will come, it will not wait,
Bonds, yokes and scourges have their date ;
1 'It is falling ! it is falling !
The Almighty speed the day,
Shall forever pass away ;
From the bondman's soul and limb,
Opening wide her gateś to him.
2 It is falling-falling-falling !
By the wide green earth abhorred,
' It shall perish,' saith the Lord :
Foul oppression wields her brand ;
A. Ballou. 1 Shall kidnapped Afric's race,
In Southern bondage held,
And coldly be repelled ?
Where Freedom's ensigns wave,
Their brethren to enslave? 3 Shall flesh and blood decree
The mischief God abhors,
To nullify his laws ?
Oppression's sworn right hand,
And scourge him through the land? 5 O Lord, in thunder toues,
Rebuke these giant crimes;
And rescue them betimes.
7s & 6s. Mrs. COLBURN. 1 The happy day is dawning,
The earth's bright jubilee-
That sets the bondman free ;
That joyful time of peace;
And wrong and crime shall cease.
2 Our land has long been blighted
With sins of every name,
And gloried in its shame:
With hope of good to come ;
A paradise shall bloom.
We'll toil for truth and right;
We hail its dawning light:
We'll toil till slavery cease,
Of universal peace.
1 In the Southern cane-brakes wailing,
See our suffering brother stand;
Bathes the warm and fertile plain,
God doth hear thy bitter cries ;
He is speaking from the skies :
Burning words of love are spoke;
P. M. OLIVER JOHNSON. 1 Hark! a voice from heaven proclaiming
Comfort to the mourning slave !
Soon shall find a shameful grave! 2 See the light of truth is breaking,
Full and clear on every hand !
Firm and fearless,
From its slumber long and deep ;
While a bondman
O’er our country's sin and shame ;