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A true and impartial collection of pieces in prose and verse published during the Westminster election [T51814]

DMI number:
1002
Publication Date:
1749
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T51814
EEBO/ECCO link:
N/A
Shelfmark:
BOD Harding C 234
Full Title:
A True and Impartial | COLLECTION | OF | PIERCES, | IN | PROSE and VERSE, | Which have been written and published | on both Sides the Question during | the Contest for the [i]Westminster[/i] | Election. | [s]In which are inserted[/s], | A great Number of Series, Humorous, | Sarcastical, and Witty Papers ; omitted in | the Two Pamphlets already published on | that Subject, &c. &c. &c. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for W. OWEN, at [i]Temple Bar[/i]. | MDCCXLIX. | [Price One Shilling.]
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Price:
1s.
Pagination:
[4],91,[1]p
Comments:
CONTENTS: Title page; Preface [2]; Prose pieces and verses related to the 1749 Westminster Election, concerning Trentham and Vandeput [pp.1-91]
Other matter:
Prefatory Matter: Title page; Preface [2]
Related People
Publisher:
William Owen
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
Though Trentham's exalted to be a fine lord
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pp.17-18
Poem Title:
A new Song concerning the Westminster Election.
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Quoth Ld Gr to his son boy thy frolic and place
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p.18
Poem Title:
An Epigram.
Attribution:
A Fisherman near the River Trent.
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Not attributed
First Line:
Ye roaring old blades and W--st--r lads
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pp.25-26
Poem Title:
My L--d's best Friends, A new Song, to an old Tune.
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Oh Britons now do but contemplate right
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pp.32-33
Poem Title:
To the Worthy Inhabitants of Westminster.
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Voice unbribed a free born voice
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p.43
Poem Title:
An Acrostick.
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First Line:
Truant to thy promised trust
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p.50
Poem Title:
Groans. Of some present proceedings before the House of the Lord.
Attribution:
Bos. Penlez
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Bosavern Penlez
First Line:
Unfortunate fellow he died
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p.50
Poem Title:
On the unfortunate Bosavern Penlez;
Attribution:
by an honest Elector of Westminster.
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First Line:
To Sir George fill the bowl
Page No:
p.53
Poem Title:
Sir George Vandeput for Ever! A Chorus. To the Tune of God save our Noble King, &c.
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First Line:
O cannibal to double a man's rent
Page No:
p.54
Poem Title:
On a certain Colossal Landlord.
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First Line:
I sing you a song of a right noble L
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pp.57-58
Poem Title:
Peg Trantum in the Suds, Or No French Strolers. A New Ballad, To a well known Tune.
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Addition to the whigs
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p.76
Poem Title:
[no title]
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First Line:
Alas I grieve to see this trifling age
Page No:
p.76
Poem Title:
On Occasion of the French Players Acting. The True Briton.
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First Line:
A baronet lately a dutchman I trow
Page No:
pp.78-79
Poem Title:
A Journey to Peg Trantrum's. A New Ballad.
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First Line:
Sleep Britain sleep supinely lying
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p.83
Poem Title:
To Britannia, represented Sleeping.
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See skulking through the isles each Tr m wight
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p.83
Poem Title:
On seeing certain Pollers go through a certain Church, to vote a certain Way.
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True to his country steady to defend
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p.84
Poem Title:
Acrosticks. To the Worthy Electors of Westminster.
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Try him my friends and prove an English heart
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p.84
Poem Title:
Acrosticks. To the Worthy Electors of Westminster.
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First Line:
Void of the well known cringing courtly arts
Page No:
p.84
Poem Title:
Acrosticks. To the Worthy Electors of Westminster.
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That place in the army which French soldiers hate
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p.85
Poem Title:
Another on V----.
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The river near Newark for eels so renowned
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p.85
Poem Title:
A Rebus. On L--- T---
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Says Lord C---- to the J---e how comes it good sir
Page No:
p.85
Poem Title:
Epigram. Occasioned by Lord C----'s asking a Question.
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First Line:
What sight is this the green stalls disappear
Page No:
p.88
Poem Title:
Conference between the Dial in Covent-Garden-Square, and the Church-Porch.
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First Line:
Had women Vandeput been thy electors
Page No:
p.89
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.
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Not attributed