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688                                   ENGLISH SONG AND BALLAD MUSIC.
This is followed by another, commencing—
" When our great Prince, with his choice band, Arriv'd from o'er the azure main, Heav'n smil'd with pleasure, with pleasure on the land,
And guardian Angels sung this strain : Go, brave hero ; brave hero, boldly go, And wrest thy sceptre from thy foe." The music of Rule, Britannia, was first printed at the end of the masque of The Judgment of Paris, which appeared before Alfred,—Arne having composed the music to both.

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