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National Anthems

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Of Austria. Haydn’s Hymn to the Emperor.

Belgian. The Brabançonne.

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

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 oʹer the Water, and Lilliburlero of 1688.

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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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