619. God Bless Our Native Land

1 God bless our native land!
Firm may she ever stand
Through storm and night!
When the wild tempests rave,
Ruler of wind and wave,
Do thou our country save
By thy great might.

2 For her our prayers shall rise
To God above the skies;
On him we wait.
Thou who art ever nigh,
Guarding with watchful eye,
To thee aloud we cry,
God save the state!

Text Information
First Line: God bless our native land!
Title: God Bless Our Native Land
Author (st. 1): Charles T. Brooks, 1813-83
Author (st. 2): John S. Dwight, 1813-93
Meter: 664 6664
Language: English
Publication Date: 1993
Topic: Nation
Tune Information
Meter: 664 6664
Key: F Major
Source: Thesaurus Musicus, London, c. 1740

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