Britons advance (Philip Hayes)

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General Information

Title: Britons advance
Composer: Philip Hayes
Lyricist: Anonymous
Number of voices: 4vv   Voicing: ATTB
Genre: SecularGlee

Language: English
Instruments: A cappella

First published: 1786 The Muses' Fancy
Description: Written upon the alarm of an invasion.

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Original text and translations

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Britons advance to guard your native land;
Together we'll fight till we conquer the miscreant band.
Such cowards, sure, will run from Britons bold;
Then haste, no slves are we, nor will be sold.