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Let the hills and vales resound, every heart with rapture bound

Let the hills and vales resound, every heart with rapture bound

Author: George Cooper
Published in 2 hymnals

Representative Text

1 Let the hills and vales resound, every heart with rapture bound;
Our flag doth fly 'neath freedom's sky. Wake now our song!
Oh bless our native land. Ever free Columbia stand!
And this our motto be while we march along.

Chorus:
Sires of old, your fame is writ in gold;
Your heritage we treasure and your mandates heed,
While time shall last, no stain shall e'er be cast,
To dim the light that shines above each patriot deed.

Let the hills and vales resound, every heart with rapture bound!
Our flag doth fly 'neath freedom's sky. Wake now our song!
Oh bless our native land. Ever free Columbia stand!
And this our motto be while we march along.
No land so sweet to thy wanderer's feet;
Land of home, no land so sweet to wand'rer's feet,
peace forever dwell on thy rock-bound strand;
And thy sons be true, fair flag, to you,
God's blessing fall on our own dear land.

Let the hills and vales resound, every heart with rapture bound!
Our flag doth fly 'neath freedom's sky, wake now our song!
Oh bless our native land. Ever free Columbia stand!
And this our motto be while we march along.

Author: George Cooper

George Cooper, poet, was born in the city of New York, May 14, 1840 son of John and Hepzibah Cooper, He was educated in the public schools of his native city, and afterwards studied law under the late Chester A. Arthur. After practicing for a short time, he renounced his profession to devote himself to the vocation to which his natural gifts inclined him. In his early years, he had developed a taste for writing, and before his sixteenth year had begun to contribute acceptable verses to several leading magazines. Encouraged by the success that met his early productions, he wrote constantly, and became a regular contributor to such periodicals as “The Independent,” “Harpers’ Young People,” and “Harper’s Magazine,” “Atlantic… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Let the hills and vales resound, every heart with rapture bound
Author: George Cooper
Language: English
Publication Date: 1891
Copyright: Public Domain

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A Manual of Worship #287

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Manual for the chapel of Girard College #226

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