Sunday, July 3, 2011

Sentimental Sunday #29, My Country, 'tis of thee

 My country,' tis of thee,

sweet land of liberty, of thee I sing;

land where my fathers died,

land of the pilgrims' pride,

from every mountainside let freedom ring!

 My native country, thee,

land of the noble free, thy name I love;

I love thy rocks and rills,

thy woods and templed hills;

my heart with rapture thrills, like that above.

 Let music swell the breeze,

and ring from all the trees sweet freedom's song;

let mortal tongues awake;

let all that breathe partake;

let rocks their silence break, the sound prolong.

 Our fathers' God, to thee,

author of liberty, to thee we sing;

long may our land be bright

with freedom's holy light;

protect us by thy might, great God, our King.

So what are you sentimental about this week?
Just grab my button and link up.
Sit Relax and Read

Sit Relax and Read

1 comment:

The Mustard Seed said...

Love this post. When I was a little girl, we sang this song every morning after the prayer and pledge was said over the intercom for the whole PUBLIC school to hear.

Hope y'all are well!!


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...