God Save the Queen


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God Save the Queen

British national anthem. [Br. Culture: Scholes, 408]
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God Save the Queen

official national anthem of the British Commonwealth. [Br. Music: Scholes, 408]
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No circumstance of importance, from the beginning to the end of the disclosure, shall be related on hearsay evidence.
It was a good match from a worldly point of view, but his wife formed an unfavourable opinion of the colonial climate on hearsay evidence.
I was aware from hearsay that he was an industrious busy- body, hunting up his compatriots in hotels, in private lodgings, and--I was told--conferring upon them the honour of his notice in public gardens when a suitable opening presented itself.
With the world shut out (except that part of it which would be shut in); with its troubles and disturbances only known to them by hearsay, as they would be described by the pilgrims tarrying with them on their way to the Insolvent Shrine; with the Arbour above, and the Lodge below; they would glide down the stream of time, in pastoral domestic happiness.
Let a prejudice be bequeathed, carried in the air, adopted by hearsay, caught in through the eye,--however it may come, these minds will give it a habitation; it is something to assert strongly and bravely, something to fill up the void of spontaneous ideas, something to impose on others with the authority of conscious right; it is at once a staff and a baton.
Rugby bosses would oppose a move to change God Save the Queen as the
In 2010, the Commonwealth Games Council for England conducted a poll of members of the public which offered a choice between God Save the Queen, Land of Hope and Glory and Jerusalem - and Jerusalem was the clear winner, with 52 per cent of the vote.
As for God Save the Queen, it is England's national anthem.
Lyn Hudson, Cardiff Conservative councillor for the Heath ward tweeted: "Disgusted that Plaid reps did not sing God Save The Queen, no sense of occasion, no respect, no sense".
l just wonder if those Welsh rugby players pictured singing the Welsh anthem with such gusto will reprise their vocal efforts in a rendition of God Save The Queen if selected for a touring British Lions Squad.
In a letter to the Department of the Environment, Scottish sports minister Alex Fletcher said:"WhenateamfromtheUK play abroad it does not seem appropriate for anything to be played but God Save The Queen.
In the end neither God Save the Queen nor Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau were played and the clubs chose their own song, with City plumping for Men of Harlech