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Francis Scott Key - Quotes

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Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution. No refuge could save the hireling and slave from the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave. ---->>>

Then, in that hour of deliverance, my heart spoke. Does not such a country, and such defenders of their country, deserve a song? ---->>>

The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness. ---->>>

He will therefore seek to establish for his country in the eyes of the world, such a character as shall make her not unworthy of the name of a Christian nation. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: August 1, 1779
Birthplace: Frederick County (now Carroll County), Maryland, U.S.
Die: January 11, 1843
Occupation: Author
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Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet from Georgetown who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner". (wikipedia)