national anthems

Russell Grinker grinker at
Tue Mar 14 10:51:08 PST 2000

>Rob Schaap wrote:.
>*('scure spelling - it's been thirty years)
>Oor ons ver verlate vlaktes
>met die kreun van oss wa
>Uit die blou van onze hemel
>Uit die diepte van ons see
>oor ons ewige gebergtes
>waar die kranse antwoord gee

Crikey, I hope I don't provoke any further reminiscences of this sort from LBOers! And having sat through numerous school assemblies where the dirge-like Stem was intoned, I can't really recall much beauty in the thing.

Somebody else can translate!


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