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2—RULE BRITANNIA

When Britain first at Heaven's command,
Arose from out the azure main,
Arose, arose, arose from out the azure main
This was the charter, the charter of the land,
And guardian angels sang this strain,
Rule Britannia! Britannia rules the waves,
Britons never, never, never shall be slaves.