|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||John Byrom (16911763)|
|QUOTATION:||God bless the King,I mean the faiths defender!|
God blessno harm in blessingthe Pretender!
But who pretender is, or who is king,
God bless us all!that s quite another thing.
|ATTRIBUTION:||To an Officer of the Army, extempore.|