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Thread #74686 Message #1304374
Posted By: GUEST,Lighter
22-Oct-04 - 09:18 PM
Thread Name: Origins: 'Battle Hymn of Republic': addl. stanza?
Subject: RE: Origins: 'Battle Hymn of Republic': addl. stanza?
Hi, Joe. I'm familiar with this extra stanza. It was indeed written by Julia Ward Howe, but she deleted it before publication. Perhaps she thought twice about giving God the soul of wrong as "his slave."