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 National Anthem.National Colours. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
National Anthems.
 
Of AUSTRIA. Haydn’s Hymn to the Emperor.   1
   BELGIAN. The Brabançonne.   2
   DENMARK. Song of Danebrog [a flag with a white cross, which fell from heaven in the 13th century at the prayer of Waldemar II.].   3
   ENGLAND. Rule Britannia, words by Thomson, music by Handel, and God Save the King. (See above.)   4
   FRANCE. Ancient, the Chanson de Roland. Since the Revolution, the Marseillaise and the Chant du Départ.   5
   GERMANY. Arndt’s Des Deutschen Vaterland: “Heil Dir im Siegeskranz.”   6
   HUNGARY. The Rakoczy March.   7
   ITALY. Daghela Avanti un Passo [i.e. Move a step onward], 1821. Garibaldi’s warlike Hymn, and Godfredo Mameli’s Italian Brethren, Italy has Awaked, composed by Mercantini.   8
   RUSSIA. God Protect the Czar.   9
   SCOTLAND. Several Jacobite songs, the most popular being The King shall Enjoy his own Again, When the King Comes o’er the Water, and Lilliburlero of 1688.   10
 


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