The Knell of tyrant laws I hear (John Wall Callcott)
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Title: Knell of tyrant laws I hear, The
Composer: John Wall Callcott
Description: Catch for three voices, composed for Nelson's victory at the Battle of the Nile.
Original text and translations
The knell of tyrant laws I hear,
Britannia's flag triumphant rear.
Son of the Nile thy daring hand
has crushed the foe on Egypt’s strand.
Now safe from the assaults of war,
Let’s drink a health to ev’ry British tar.