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The Contest [T136094]

DMI number:
1097
Publication Date:
1768
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T136094
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW105392843
Shelfmark:
BL - 8132.c.64
Full Title:
THE | CONTEST. | OR, A | Collection of the most material Papers, | In PROSE and VERSE, | PUBLISHED | During the controverted Election for the County | of Norfolk in 1768. | CANDIDATES, | Sir ARMINE WODEHOUSE, Bart. of Kymberly. | Sir EDWARD ASTLEY, Bart. of Melton. | WENMAN COKE, Esq; Heir of Holkham. | THOMAS DE GREY, Esq; of Merton. | Containing, amongst other Things, | [2 columns] [Column 1] The two extraordinary Advertisements | of Sir A. W. and Mr. De G. DE- | NYING any Debate in the H. of | C. upon the Legality or Illegality | of General Warrants. | Answer to them. | The True Briton. | Answer to it. | Epigrams. | Goose-Pye Feast. | R—m in the Dumps. | Two Letters from Norwich, giving | an Account of the Speech of Hurlo | Thrumbo, &c. by Mr. NO GHOST. | Battle of Dereham. | Cinderetta. | The Council. [/ Column 1] | [Column 2] Reasons for NOT voting for Sir E. A. | and Mr. C. published the Saturday | before the Election; with CONTRE | Reasons FOR doing it, not before | published. | A short Account of the Transactions | on the Day of Election, with a | general View of the POLL. | Strictures on the admired Speeches of | Sir W. B. M. D. and T. G. Esq; | Remarks on the Advertisement of Mr | De Grey, after the Election. | Song of Sir Dilberry Diddle, Captain | of Militia. | Clack-Close Triumphant. | Inscription for the grand Obelisk erect- | ing at Dereham, &c. &c. &c. | [rule] | [Epigraph] | [double rule] | LONDON: Printed in the Year 1768.
Epigraph:
Votum, timor, ira, voluptas, | Gaudia, discursus, nostri est farrago libelli. JUV. | Nec enim levia aut ludicra petuntur | Praemia. — VIRG.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Political miscellany and Collection including prose
Format:
Octavo
Price:
2s
Pagination:
[4]; 1-4; [1]-101; [8]; 106-147; [1]pp
Comments:
ADDITIONAL TITLE-PAGE: This Day was published ,Price 2s. | THE | CONTEST. | OR, A | Collection of the most material Papers, | In PROSE and VERSE, | PUBLISHED | During the controverted Election for the County | of Norfolk in 1768. | CANDIDATES, | Sir ARMINE WODEHOUSE, Bart. of Kymberly. | Sir EDWARD ASTLEY, Bart. of Melton. | WENMAN COKE, Esq; Heir of Holkham. | THOMAS DE GREY, Esq; of Merton. | Containing, amongst other Things, | [2 columns] [Column 1] The two extraordinary Advertisements | of Sir A. W. and Mr. De G. DE- | NYING any Debate in the H. of C. | upon the Legality or Illegality of | General Warrants. | Answer to them. | The True Briton. | Answer to it. | Epigrams. | Goose-Pye Feast. | R—m in the Dumps. | Two Letters from Norwich, giving an | Account of the Speech of Hurlo | Thrumbo, &c. by Mr. NO GHOST. | Battle of Dereham. | Cinderetta. | The Council. [/ Column 1] | [Column 2] Reasons for NOT voting for Sir E. A. | and Mr. C. published the Saturday | before the Election; with CONTRE | Reasons FOR doing it, not before | published. | A short Account of the Transactions | on the Day of Election, with a ge- |neral View of the POLL. | Strictures on the admired Speeches of | Sir W. B. M. D. and T. G. Esq; | Remarks on the Advertisement of Mr | De Grey, after the Election. | Song of Sir Dilberry Diddle, Captain | of Militia. | Clack-Close Triumphant. | Inscription for the grand Obelisk erect- | ing at Dereham, &c. | [rule] | [Epigraph] | [double rule] | Sold by Mr. WHITTINGHAM in Lynn. and the rest of the Booksellers in | Town and Country.
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Title:
The Contest [T136095]
Publication Date:
1768
ESTC No:
T136095
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Related People
Author:
Mr. Whittingham
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
On foreign mountains may the sun refine
Page No:
p.2
Poem Title:
Addison's Epistle to Lord Halifax.
Attribution:
Addison
Attributed To:
Joseph Addison
First Line:
Quoth Teague to Paddy in a tone outragious
Page No:
p.4
Poem Title:
Dublin Epigram on the Irish Address upon the late Peace. Remarks, p.28.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Not sharp revenge nor hell itself can find
Page No:
p.23
Poem Title:
Creech's Juvenal, Sat. 13.
Attribution:
Creech
Attributed To:
Thomas Creech
First Line:
May general warrants north britons enslave
Page No:
p.29
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Who first began to puff and crack and boast
Page No:
p.67
Poem Title:
To Mr. Anti-Puff. Hit 'em again Chicken. Downham, Jan. 14, 1768.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Twas at the goose pye feast for Downham won
Page No:
pp.68-72
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
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First Line:
Come all ye free Britons whom liberty charms
Page No:
pp.73-74
Poem Title:
Song I...No General Warrants: Or, Astley and Coke for Ever.
Attribution:
Said to be wrote by Thomas Durrant, Esq; of Scottow.
Attributed To:
Thomas Durrant
First Line:
To kill a Downham goose to make a pye
Page No:
p.73
Poem Title:
To E— P—, Esq.
Attribution:
Tom Cackle-close
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
It is not very long
Page No:
pp.74-76
Poem Title:
Song II.
Attribution:
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First Line:
One morning early Sir Ae went
Page No:
pp.77-79
Poem Title:
Song III...Raynham in the Dumps; Or, A Quo Warranto against the constitution.
Attribution:
Supposed to be wrote by Capt. G—RD—N—R of Sw—ffh—m.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Old soldiers who desert their country's cause
Page No:
p.91
Poem Title:
Epigram.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Sir Armine is the knight I sigh for
Page No:
p.119
Poem Title:
The Choice of Members. A New Election Song. For the Norfolk Ladies.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Says Ry to We depend upon me
Page No:
p.120
Poem Title:
The following was handed about in Yarmouth, in the middle of December, 1767.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ye sons of fair freedom assist a good cause
Page No:
pp.120-121
Poem Title:
A New Song. Addressed to Sir Edward Astley, and Wenman Coke, Esq;
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Hark how sweet the merry bells ring
Page No:
pp.121-123
Poem Title:
Measure for Measure.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
O force of poignant satire known before
Page No:
pp.123-125
Poem Title:
To The Author of the Epigram, Addressed to Richard Merryfellow, Esq; Accusing Him of Poverty. Dated Lynn.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
All hands were piped to them up rose Sir
Page No:
pp.125-128
Poem Title:
The Council.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Twas at the awful noon of night
Page No:
pp.128-129
Poem Title:
Kimberly GHOST.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Down dropped her brush the dish cloth thrown aside
Page No:
pp.129-131
Poem Title:
Cinderetta: A Mock Pastoral. Detur Digniori.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Near Dereham riding t'other day
Page No:
pp.132-134
Poem Title:
The Battle of Dereham, Or, The Annual Norfolk Jigg, As it was exhibited before L—*********.
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Not attributed
First Line:
As at midnight half distracted
Page No:
pp.134-135
Poem Title:
The Ghost of Kimber.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
The voice of truth of old how great
Page No:
p.136
Poem Title:
On Sir A—e's suddenly growing blind and deaf, upon hearing the Voice of Truth.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ye clackclose freeholders so honest and hearty
Page No:
pp.136-137
Poem Title:
Clackclose Triumphant.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Of all the brave captains that ever were seen
Page No:
pp.138-140
Poem Title:
Sir Dilberry Diddle, Captain of Militia; an excellent new Song. Humbly inscribed to the Right Hon. L. T. Sir A. W. Bart. and T. D. G. Esq; Colonels in ordinary of Militia.
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