Every country dry

Heart and voice uniting in the song delighting

Author: W. G. Nyce
Published in 1 hymnal

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1 Heart and voice uniting
In the song delighting,
Hills and valleys echo
With the joyful cry!
Shout it from the housetops,
Sing it in the workshops,
Patriotic watchword,
Every County Dry!

Every County Dry!
Every County Dry!
Up from earth to heaven
Raise the battle cry!
Every County Dry!
If we only try
Soon we’ll sing triumphant,
Every County Dry!

2 Sorrow’s night will vanish,
When the drink we banish
When the licensed bars no
More their trade will ply;
Homes will be the brighter,
Hearts will be the lighter,
When we win the fight for
Every County Dry! [Refrain]

3 Shall our ears, unheeding,
Fail to hear the pleading
Broken hearts are making
To our God on high?
For this traffic shameless
Voters are not blameless,
Christians, be awaking,
“Every County Dry!” [Refrain]

Source: Gospel Gems Number 1 : One Hundred Eighty Sacred Selections for Religious Meetings #179

Author: W. G. Nyce

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First Line: Heart and voice uniting in the song delighting
Title: Every country dry
Author: W. G. Nyce
Copyright: Public Domain


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Gospel Gems Number 1 #179

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