339. My Country, ’Tis of Thee

1. My country, ’tis of thee,
Sweet land of liberty,
Of thee I sing;
Land where my fathers died,
Land of the pilgrims’ pride,
From ev’ry mountainside
Let freedom ring!

2. 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.

Text Information
First Line: My country, 'tis of thee
Title: My Country, ’Tis of Thee
Author: Samuel F. Smith, 1808–1895
Meter: 6 6 4 6 6 6 4
Language: English
Publication Date: 1985
Topic: Patriotic; Patriotism
Notes: Scripture references from LDS canon: 2 Nephi 1:7, Ether 2:12.
Tune Information
Name: AMERICA
Meter: 6 6 4 6 6 6 4
Incipit: 11271 23343 21217
Key: F Major
Source: From Thesaurus Musicus, London, 1744.



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