On his taking the recorders - very like a little black flute that had just been played in the orchestra and handed out at the door - he was called upon unanimously for Rule Britannia
It might have been Rule Britannia
,' muttered Eugene, 'but it wasn't.
They believed that foreigners had no independent spirit, as never being escorted to the poll in droves by Lord Decimus Tite Barnacle, with colours flying and the tune of Rule Britannia
EMILY Thornberry protesting it was "sexist" to ask her to name the French foreign minister (it's Jean-Marc Ayrault, Emily) wasn't an excuse available to, for example, David Cameron when he didn't know who composed Rule Britannia
(Thomas Arne) or a Sports Minister, Richard Caborn, failing to identify the captain of rugby's British and Irish Lions (at the time Martin Johnson).
Why can't the Rule Britannia
mob give their jingoism a rest?
NEW Prom Crazy: Frocks & Ferraris ITV, 9pm Once upon a time the only proms we heard about were the sort that pumped Rule Britannia
out of the Albert Hall.
It will also feature British favourites Land of Hope and Glory, Rule Britannia
, and Jerusalem.
Inspired by Rule Britannia
, there will be clothing, jewellery, accessories and homewares at the event on Thursday, June 7, 6-9pm.
1710: Thomas Augustine Arne, composer who wrote the masque Alfred, which included the song Rule Britannia
, was born in London.
A Leeds English League flag was waved as Rule Britannia
rang out from the packed bar.
The gig coincides with the traditional Last Night of the Proms show, and will culminate in a live video link-up with the Royal Albert Hall to allow promenaders to join in with old favourites like Jerusalem and Rule Britannia
1700: Poet James Thompson, who wrote the words to Rule Britannia
, was born.