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National Anthem

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Both the music and words were composed by Dr. Henry Carey in 1740. However, in Antwerp cathedral is a MS. copy of it which affirms that the words and music were by Dr. John Bull; adding that it was composed on the occasion of the discovery of Gunpowder Plot, to which the words “frustrate their knavish tricks” especially allude.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Narwhal
Naseby (Northamptonshire)
Nasi
Naso
Nasser
Nastrond [dead-man’s region]
Nathaniel (Sir)
Nation of Gentlemen
Nation of Shopkeepers
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National Anthems
National Colours
National Convention
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Nativity (The)
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