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In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me; As he died to make men holy, let us die to make men free.

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Source Notes: "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" (stanza 5) (1861).

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Julia Ward Howe (May 27, 1819 October 17, 1910) was a prominent American abolitionist, social activist, and poet.

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