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O say, can you see
By the dawn's early light
What so proudly we hailed
At the twilight's last gleaming?

Whose broad stripes and bright stars
Through the perilous fight
O'er the ramparts we watched
Were so gallantly streaming?

And the rockets' red glare
The bombs bursting in air
Gave proof through the night
That our flag was still there.

O say, does that Star Spangled Banner
Yet wave
O'er the land of the free
And the home of the brave?

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    mylamarquezJul 8, 2010 at 5:30 pm
    I really love this song.! I am so glad that "Francis Scott Key" wrote this song. This is a truly good song. I think that this song explains the time when we were in the war and the lines explain alot. "The bombs bursting in air" gave alot of meaning and "through the perilous fight" explains to me that they were going through alot during the harsh war. And "gave proof through the night, that our flag was still there" that they were happy that even through the harsh war, their flag was still there hanging. That gave them lots of proudness I think. And I am saying this is my opinion. And they were proudly happy that their flag was still there. This is MY opinion.

    Thank You Very Much,

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