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The Two Candidates: Or, Charge and Discharge [T52047]

DMI number:
816
Publication Date:
1749
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T52047
EEBO/ECCO link:
N/A
Shelfmark:
BL - 102.h.22
Full Title:
THE | TWO CANDIDATES: | OR, | Charge [i] and [/i] Discharge. | BEING | An ARGUMENT to prove, front he various Advertise- | menus, Letters, Songs, Acrosticks, Queries, Answers to Queries, | &c. that have been published on both Sides, during the remark- | able Election of a Member of Parliament for the most ancient | City and Liberty of [i] Westminster, [/i] begun on [i] Wednesday, Novem- | ber [/i] the 22d, 1749, and int he following Sheets re-published, | ([i] i.e. [/i] such of them, on either Side, as are couch'd in decent | Terms) that, when well attended to, and maturely considered, must not only awaken the Minds, but likewise open the Eyes, and enlighten the Understandings of the whole Kingdom indiscriminately. | TOGETHER | With a concise INTRODUCTION leading to the Cause of this Re-publication. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | [i] LONDON: [/i] | Printed for those only who will read, and dare to think. (Price Six-pence.)
Epigraph:
Non pasces in cruce corvos.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Topical miscellany and Collection including prose
Format:
Quarto
Price:
Six-pence
Pagination:
[1-3] 4- 20 pp.
Comments:
Contents: Reprints of various handbills &c. printed during the Westminster election of Nov. 22, 1749 (ESTC). Prefatory: p.3, 'The Editor to the Publick' dated 12 December 1749.
Content/Publication
First Line:
I sing you a song of a right noble L
Page No:
pp.10-11
Poem Title:
Peg Trantum in the Suds, Or, No French Strollers. A New Ballad. To a well known Tune.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
False Britons who favour the measures of France
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
Peg Trim-Tram's Defeat. A New Ballad. Tune of, When she was brought before my Lord Mayor
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Though Trentham's exalted to be a fine lord
Page No:
pp.12-13
Poem Title:
A new Song concerning the Westminster Election.
Attribution:
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Not attributed
First Line:
Voice unbridled a free born voice
Page No:
p.12
Poem Title:
An Acrostick.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Had women Vandeput been thy electors
Page No:
p.16
Poem Title:
To Sir George Vandeput. On the closing of the Poll in favour of Lord Trentham...Presented to Sir George on the Hustings.
Attribution:
By a Lady.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
O cannibal to double a man's rent
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
On a certain Colossal Landlord.
Attribution:
Argus.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
Quoth Ld Gr to his son boy thy frolic and place
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
A Fisherman near the River Trent.
Attributed To:
Not attributed
First Line:
See skulking through the isles each Tr m wight
Page No:
p.18
Poem Title:
On seeing certain Pollers go through a certain Church, to vote a certain way.
Attribution:
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Not attributed