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I'd fly, I'd fly, on the thunder-crash,

If I were a voice, a persuasive voice,


And into their blinded bosoms flash;
That could travel the wide world
through, And, all their evil thoughts subdued,
I would fly on the beams of the I'd teach them Christian Brotherhood.
morning light,
IV.
And speak to men with a gentle might,
If I were a voice, a pervading voice,
And tell them to be true.
I'd seek the kings of Earth;
I'd fly, I'd fly, o'er land and sea,
I'd find them alone on their beds at
Wherever a human heart might be, night--
Telling a tale, or singing a song, And whisper words that should guide
them right--
In praise of the right - in blame of the
wrong. Lessons of priceless worth;
II. I'd fly more swift than the swiftest
bird,
If I were a voice, a consoling voice,
And tell them things they never heard-
I'd fly on the wings of air, -
The homes of Sorrow and Guilt I'd Truths which the ages for aye repeat--
seek,
Unknown to the statesmen at their
And calm and truthful words I'd speak feet.
To save them from Despair. V.
I'd fly, I'd fly, o'er the crowded town, If I were a voice, an immortal voice,
And drop, like the happy sun-light, I'd speak in the people's ear;
down
And whenever they shouted "Liberty,"
Into the hearts of suffering men,
Without deserving to be free,
And teach them to rejoice again.
I'd make their error clear.
III.
I'd fly, I'd fly, on the wings of day,
If I were a voice, a convincing voice,
Rebuking wrong on my world-wide
I'd travel with the wind, way,
And whenever I saw the nations torn And making all the Earth rejoice--
By warfare, jealousy, or scorn, If I were a voice--an immortal voice.
If I were a voice, a convincing voice,
I 'd travel with the wind,
And whenever I saw the nations torn
By warfare, jealousy, or scorn,
Or hatred of their kind,