Land of the Free

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Land of the Free
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 Belize
Ulusal Marşı

Güfte Samuel Alfred Haynes, 1963
Beste Selwyn Walford Young, 1963
Kabul tarihi 1981
Ses Örneği

Land of the Free, Belize'nin ulusal marşıdır. Marş, 1963'te Samuel Alfred Haynes tarafından bestelenmiş, Selwyn Walford Young tarafından yazılmıştır. Marş 1981 yılında yürürlüğe girmiştir.

Marş Sözleri[değiştir | kaynağı değiştir]

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.

Koro: (ikinci bölümde de aynı şekilde tekrarlanır)

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.