Rule, Britannia!

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Rule, Britannia!

patriotic British song (1740). [Br. Music: Scholes, 897–898]
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It might have been Rule Britannia,' muttered Eugene, 'but it wasn't.
The event, hosted by TV presenter Pam Rhodes, will feature a parachute drop by the RAF Falcons display team, a Grace Spitfire flypast with a volley of cannon fire from a vintage 13-pounder field gun to mark the Battle of Britain's 75th anniversary, and a Spitfire air display, as well as rousing classical music from the New English Concert Orchestra, including Proms favourites like Rule Britannia and Land of Hope and Glory.
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.
1710: Thomas Augustine Arne, composer who wrote the masque Alfred which included the song Rule Britannia was born in London.
A PIPER'S regular and predictable tirade against the EU as always is based upon Rule Britannia, flag-waving and of course the old chestnut "Johnny Foreigner" .
The annual extravaganza linked up with the simultaneous concerts in London, Glasgow and Belfast for the singalong of You'll Never Walk Along and Rule Britannia and marked the official end of the BBC Proms.
DAVID Cameron showed himself up on the Late Show with David Letterman when he didn't know who wrote Rule Britannia or what Magna Carta meant.
It will also feature British favourites Land of Hope and Glory, Rule Britannia, and Jerusalem.
With fuel on board, flags flying and Egglescliffe School band striking up Rule Britannia, the tug started on its 300-mile journey to the Medway in March 1976.
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.