God bless our native land (National Anthem)

  • Tune: National Anthem
  • Meter: 664 6664
  • Style: Traditional American
  • Composer: Unknown attributed to Composer: Henry Carey (1689 – 1743)
  • Lyricist: August Mahlmann (1771-1826)
  • Music and Lyrics Public Domain
  • Performance © 2017 Richard M S Irwin. Certain rights reserved.
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Hymn – God bless our native land – Lyrics (1870)

God bless our native land!
Firm may she ever stand
Thro’ storm and night!
When the wild tempests rave,
Ruler of wind and wave
Do Thou our country save
By Thy great might.

For her our prayer 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!