The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 14.0785 Friday, 25 April 2003
From: Don Bloom <
Date: Thursday, 24 Apr 2003 10:42:40 -0500
Subject: 14.0774 Re: God Save the Queen
Comment: Re: SHK 14.0774 Re: God Save the Queen
Terence Hawkes writes,
>The search for an English national anthem is unrelenting. In the latest
>survey, published today, more than half those questioned voted for
>'Jerusalem', William Blake's poem set to music by Hubert Parry. Fourth
>place went to 'All You Need Is Love'.
It's been so long now that I can't remember the words exactly (others
probably can) but my vote would go to "The Man Who Invented Beer." We
all stood up for that one, and nobody rushed away.
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