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Onward Christian Soldiers

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Onward Christian Soldiers
   was written by   
Arthur Sullivan & Sa­bine Bar­ing-Gould
Baring-Gould wrote about this hymn: "One Whit-Mon­day, thir­ty years ago, it was ar­ranged that our school should join forc­es with that of a neigh­bor­ing vil­lage. I want­ed the child­ren to sing when march­ing from one vil­lage to another, but couldn’t think of any­thing quite suit­a­ble; so I sat up at night, re­solved that I would write some­thing myself. “Onward, Christ­ian Sol­diers” was the re­sult."

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