I Shall Walk Proudly

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Sheet music for "I Shall Walk Proudly;" the poem was written by Arthur Sampley and the music is by Gerhardt Dorn. The lyrics say "I shall/ walk proudly through these lonely/ ways because I once walked proudly by your side/ not even death can rob me of the bride whose beauty/ made man love and woman praise. I wear with pride the/ splendor that you shed upon my days./ So walks a warrior's steed behind the pall and so the aide behind the/ nation's head and so the bridesmaid to the wedding strain,/ and so I walk, who, having lost ... continued below

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[3] p. ; 29 x 36 cm.

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Sampley, Arthur & Dorn, Gerhardt March 1955.

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Sheet music for "I Shall Walk Proudly;" the poem was written by Arthur Sampley and the music is by Gerhardt Dorn. The lyrics say "I shall/ walk proudly through these lonely/ ways because I once walked proudly by your side/ not even death can rob me of the bride whose beauty/ made man love and woman praise. I wear with pride the/ splendor that you shed upon my days./ So walks a warrior's steed behind the pall and so the aide behind the/ nation's head and so the bridesmaid to the wedding strain,/ and so I walk, who, having lost my all,/ go with the valiant bearing of the dead and wear, like her, the/ smile above the pain."

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[3] p. ; 29 x 36 cm.

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"March, 1955, Denton, Texas."

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The Civil War and its Aftermath: Diverse Perspectives

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  • March 1955

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Sampley, Arthur & Dorn, Gerhardt. I Shall Walk Proudly, score, March 1955; New York City, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth207752/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.