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O Canada!

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O Canada! Our home and native land!
True patriot love in all our lives command.
With glowing hearts we see thee rise,
the True North strong and free!
From far and wide, O Canada,
we stand on guard for thee.
God keep our land glorious and free!
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.
O Canada, we stand on guard for thee.

Source: Celebrating Grace Hymnal #700

Author (French): A. B. Routhier

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Author (English): Robert Stanley Weir

Weir, Robert Stanley. (Hamilton, Ontario, November 15, 1856--August 20, 1926, Lake Memphremagog, Quebec). Unitarian. McGill University (Montreal), B.C.L., 1881; D.C.L., 1897. He took up law after training, and working for some years, as a schoolteacher. He began to pratise law in Montreal in 1881, and taught it at McGill 1909-1920, as well as writing articles on it, and publishing verse and prose in magazines. For the tercentenary of Quebec City (1908) he composed an English version of "O Canada" which, as kept insisting for the rest of his life, was not an attempted translation of the French lyric which Judge Adolphe B. Routhier had written for the 1880 St-Jean-Baptiste celebrations at Quebec, but an independent poem constructed to pit the… Go to person page >

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The Cyber Hymnal #4724
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Instances

Instances (1 - 19 of 19)

[Shaʻare shirah] = Gates of Song #154

50 Favorite Dutch Hymns #38

Ambassador Hymnal #634

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Baptist Hymnal 2008 #647

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Catholic Book of Worship III #695

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Celebrating Grace Hymnal #700

Common Praise (1998) #659

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Evangelical Lutheran Worship #892

Hymns of the Christian Life #591

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Sing Joyfully #605

The Book of Praise #800

The Book of Praise #833

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The Celebration Hymnal #806

The Christian Life Hymnal #606

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The Cyber Hymnal #4724

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The Worshiping Church #424

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Voices United #524

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems #IX

Welsh and English Hymns and Anthems (Reformatted) #VIII

Include 29 pre-1979 instances
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