James Thomson (poet) Quote

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.'


Alfred: a Masque (1740) act 2

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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:...

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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:...

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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:...

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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:...