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“Onward, Christian Soldiers”   (stanza 2,5)

At the sign of triumph Satan’s host doth flee;
On then, Christian soldiers, on to victory!
Hell’s foundations quiver at the shout of praise;
Brothers lift your voices, loud your anthems raise.

Crowns and thrones may perish, kingdoms rise and wane,
But the church of Jesus constant will remain.
Gates of hell can never gainst that church prevail;
We have Christ’s own promise, and that cannot fail.

Baring-Gould died this date 1/2/1924.  He is said to have written 30 novels and a 16 vol. Lives of the Saints.  He was born 1/28/1834.

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