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 England Expects that Every Man will do his Duty.Englentyne (3 syl.). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
England’s Darling.
 
Hereward the Wake, in the time of William the Conqueror. The “Camp of Refuge” was established in the Isle of Ely, and the Earl of Morcar joined it in 1071. It was blockaded for three months by William, and Hereward (3 syl.) with some of his followers escaped.   1
 


 England Expects that Every Man will do his Duty.Englentyne (3 syl.). 

 
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