A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on america and the shot heard round the world

By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
Their flag to April's breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood,
And fired the shot heard round the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Hymn Sung at the Completion of the Concord Monument

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