(it will go). Called emphatically Le Carillon National of the French Revolution (1790). It went to the tune of the Carillon National, which Marie Antoinette was for ever strumming on her harpsichord.
Ha! ha! It will speed, it will speed, it will speed! Resistance is vain, we are sure to succeed.
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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