National Anthems

Of AUSTRIA. Haydn's Hymn to the Emperor.

BELGIAN. The Brabanconne.

DENMARK. Song of Danebrog [a flag with a white cross, which fell from heaven in the 13th century at the prayer of Waldemar II.].

ENGLAND. Rule Britannia, words by Thomson, music by Handel, and God Save the King. (See above. FRANCE. Ancient, the Chanson de Roland. Since the Revolution, the Marseillaise and the Chant du Départ. GERMANY. Arndt's Des Deutschen Vaterland: “Heil Dir im Siegeskranz.”

HUNGARY. The Rakoczy March.

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.

RUSSIA. God Protect the Czar.

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.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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