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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Rule Britannia
 
Rule Britannia.
        Thomson.—Masque of Alfred. A national song of England.
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  [The poet wrote the Masque conjointly with Mallet, and it contains this song. Mr. Bolton Corney ascribes it to Mallet; but Turle and Taylor, in the People’s Music Book, p. 253, and Dr. Johnson, think otherwise; and the generally received opinion is, that it is the production of Thomson.]  2
 
 
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