Whenyou've shouted'Rule Britannia', whenyou've sung 'God save the Queen' When you've finished killing Kruger with your mouth Will you kindly drop a shilling in my little tambourine For a gentleman in Kharki ordered South? (Joseph) Rudyard Kipling
The Absent-Minded Beggar.
What two ideas are more inseparable than Beer and Britannia. Rev Sydney Smith
In the Edinburgh Review, quoted in H Pearson The Smith of Smiths (1934), ch.11.
When Britain first, at heaven's command, Arose from out the azure main, This was the charter of the land, And guardian angels sung this strain: 'Rule,Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves.' James pseudonym 'BV',ByssheVanolis ThomsonSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Alfred: a Masque, act 2, sc.5.
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