Chords for "A Well-Bred Englishman"

A Well-Bred Englishman

          F                D              Gm         C 

While the Spaniards are content to lazily sit in the heat


The Italians are too disorganized to even compete

             D                  Gm                    C 

No people on Earth have got the qualifications of the Englishman

    F            D              Gm         C

The Japanese are competent, but much too petite


The Germans are competitors, but always bound to defeat

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No people on Earth have got the fine reputation of the well-bred 



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No nation on Earth except a good old Anglo-Saxon Englishman

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William Shakespeare, Henry Fielding and Byron (He was an Englishman)

          Bb                                  F

Frederick Händel, Walter Scott, the list goes on(He was an Englishman)

          Bb                                F                     G

Sir Isaac Newton, Samuel Pepys, Sir Francis Drake were all Englishmen


The Dutch are much too occupied with their chocolates and plants

Those Russians always threaten to, but they obviously can't

It's plainly clear there's only one man here to take up that challenge

And that's a well-bred Englishman

Oh yes he is, a good old Anglo-Saxon well-bred Englishman

Chaucer, Charles Dickens and Wordsworth(He was an Englishman)

The greatest literary nation on this Earth(Englishman)

Now our reputation as explorers and conquerors is at stake

An Englishman must never hesitate

They can try, but they can never break

A single well-bred Anglo-Saxon Englishman

chords tabbed by: José Duarte
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