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Land of the Free

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Land of the Free
bosanski: Zemlja slobodnih
Land of the Free
Država Beliz
TekstopisacSamuel Alfred Haynes 1963.
KompozitorSelwyn Walford Young, 1963.
Zvučna datoteka
Land of the Free (instrumental)

Land of the Free (bos. Zemlja slobodnih) je državna himna Beliza. Tekst je napisao Samuel Alfred Haynes a muziku je komponovao Selwyn Walford Young 1963. godine. Službeno je prihvaćena 1981. godine.

Tekst[uredi | uredi izvor]

O, Land of the Free by the Carib Sea,
Our manhood we pledge to thy liberty!
No tyrants here linger, despots must flee
This tranquil haven of democracy
The blood of our sires which hallows the sod,
Brought freedom from slavery oppression’s rod,
By the might of truth and the grace of God,
No longer shall we be hewers of wood.
Arise! ye sons of the Baymen’s clan,
Put on your armour, clear the land!
Drive back the tyrants, let despots flee -
Land of the Free by the Carib Sea!
Nature has blessed thee with wealth untold,
O’er mountains and valleys where prairies roll;
Our fathers, the Baymen, valiant and bold
Drove back the invader; this heritage hold
From proud Rio Hondo to old Sarstoon,
Through coral isle, over blue lagoon;
Keep watch with the angels, the stars and moon;
For freedom comes tomorrow’s noon.[1]

Reference[uredi | uredi izvor]

  1. ^ "Flag, National Anthem and Prayer". Pristupljeno 28. 2. 2015.