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Uplift the Banner! Let It Float

Representative Text

1. Uplift the banner! Let it float
Skyward and seaward, high and wide;
The sun shall light the shining folds,
The cross on which our Saviour died.

2. Uplift the banner! Angels bend
In anxious silence o'er the sign,
And vainly seek to comprehend
The wonder of the love divine.

3. Uplift the banner! Let it float
Skyward and seaward, high and wide;
Our glory only in the cross,
Our only hope the Crucified.

4. Uplift the banner! Wide and high,
Skyward and seaward, let it shine;
Nor skill, nor might, nor merit ours;
We conquer only in that sign.


Source: Carols of Hope: a compilation of select sacred songs for use in Sunday schools, praise and young people's services #49

Author: George Washington Doane

Doane, George Washington, D.D. Bishop Doane was born at Trenton, New Jersey, May 27, 1799, and graduated at Union College, Schenectady, New York. Ordained in 1821, he was Assistant Minister at Trinity Church, New York, till 1824. In 1824 he became a Professor at Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.; in 1828 Rector of Trinity Church, Boston; and, in 1832, Bishop of New Jersey. He founded St. Mary's Hall, Burlington, 1837, and Burlington College, Burlington, 1846. Died April 27, 1859.  Bishop Doane's exceptional talents, learning, and force of character, made him one of the great prelates of his time. His warmth of heart secured devoted friends, who still cherish his memory with revering affection. He passed through many and severe troubles, whi… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Uplift the banner, let it float
Title: Uplift the Banner! Let It Float
Author: George Washington Doane
Language: English
Copyright: Public Domain

Notes

Uplift the banner, let it float. An altered form of "Fling out the banner, let it float," p. 304, i., 9.

--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, Appendix, Part II (1907)

Timeline

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Instances (1 - 74 of 74)
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A Manual of Worship #222

Angelic Songs #d219

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Book of Worship #4

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Carols of Hope #49

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Children's Hymns with Tunes #53

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Church Hymnal #262

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Consecrated Hymns #89

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Gloria Deo #541

Gloria in Excelsis #d723

Gloria in Excelsis #d448

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Gospel Carols #163

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Hosanna for the Sunday School #141

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Hymnal Companion to the Prayer Book #288

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Hymni Ecclesiae #209

Hymns and Tunes for Children of the Church #d209

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Hymns for Missions with Tunes (Words only) #1

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Hymns for the Reformed Church in the United States #467

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Hymns of the Faith with Psalms #217

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Hymns of the Faith #294

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Missionary Hymnal #117

Missionary Hymns, with Tunes #d30

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New Onward and Upward #209

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Northfield Hymns for Young People #119

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Pentecostal Hymns No. 4 #192

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Pentecostal Hymns Nos. 3 and 4 Combined #535

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Pilgrim Songs #199

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School and Parish Hymnal #286

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Songs for the Chapel #215

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Songs of Praise and Prayer #245

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Songs of Praise and Prayer #245

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Songs of Praise #105

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Songs of Worship #190

Sought-Out Songs for Christian Workers #d157

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Standard Songs #137

Standard Songs. Special ed. #d165

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Sunday-School Book #197

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The Baptist Hymnal, for Use in the Church and Home #600

The Baptist Hymnal #600

The Baptist Hymnal. Shaped notes ed. #d616

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The Chapel Hymnal with Tunes #152

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The Choral Hymnal #204

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The Church and Home Hymnal #89a

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The Church School Hymnal #232

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The Coronation Hymnal #272

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The Evangelical Hymnal with Tunes #473

The Friends' Hymnal #d657

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The Friends' Hymnal, a Collection of Hymns and Tunes for the Public Worship of the Society #a541

The Hill School Hymnal and Service Book #d270

The Hymnal for Schools #d193

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The Hymnal for Schools #195

The Hymnal of the Reformed Church in the United States #d683

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The Institute Hymnal #175

The National Baptist Hymn Book #d559

The National Baptist Hymn Book #ad559

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The National Baptist Hymnal #567

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The New Hymnary #105

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The Packer Hymnal #195

The Plymouth Hymnal #d567

The Praise Hymnal #113a

The Praise Hymnal #113b

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The Praise Hymnary #425

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The Reformed Church Hymnal #594

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The Spirit of Praise #166

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The Sunday School Hymnal #54b

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The Sunday School Hymnal #113a

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The Sunday School Hymnal #113b

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The Sunday School Hymnal #113a

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The Sunday School Hymnal #113b

The Sunday School's Delight #d68

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The Sunday-School Hymnal and Service Book (Ed. A) #287

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The Way of Life #15

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Voices of Praise #117

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Winnowed Songs for Sunday Schools #129

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