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Hail, Pennsylvania!

Written by Edgar Meck Dilley,
University of Pennsylvania 1897

Sung to the tune of
"
God Save the Tsar"

Hail, Pennsylvania!
Noble and strong,
To thee with loyal hearts
We raise our song.
Swelling to Heaven Loud,
Our praises ring;
Hail, Pennsylvania!
Of thee we sing.

Majesty as a crown
Rest on thy brow,
Pride, Honor, Glory, Love,
Before thee bow.
Ne'er can thy spirit die,
Thy walls decay;
Hail, Pennsylvania!
For thee we pray.

Hail, Pennsylvania!
Guide of our youth,
Lead thou thy children on
To light and truth;
Thee, when death summons us,
Others shall praise;
Hail, Pennsylvania!
Through endless days.

Source "Pennsylvania's Verse"
Edited by William Otto Miller,
Class of 1904.
Published in 1902 by J.B. Lippincott
Company Philadelphia.

Steve explaining the
connection between
"
God Save the Tsar" and UPenn
SCBB playing an
instrumental version of
"
God Save the Tsar"
An unknown choir singing
"
God Save the Tsar"

"God Save the Tsar" and UPenn (MP3s)
(Click on bars to activate)

Thank you Steve Wolownik!