Monday, July 5, 2010

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 ev'ry mountainside,
Let freedom ring!"
-- Samuel Francis Smith
(1808-1895) Baptist minister, journalist, author
Source: America, first stanza of song also known as My Country 'Tis of Thee
http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Samuel.Smith.Quote.F310

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