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Ahiman rezon or a help to a brother [ESTC N29512] [ECCO]

DMI number:
1000
Publication Date:
1756
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
N29512
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW116598598
Shelfmark:
ECCO - BOD Query: is the Bod copy missing leaves at the end? Text seems to end mid-oratorio on p. 208. Consult other copies e.g. BL copy?
Full Title:
AHIMAN REZON: | OR, | A Help to a Brother; | Shewing the | EXCELLENCY of SECRECY, | And the first Cause, or Motive, of the Institution of | FREE-MASONRY; | THE | PRINCIPLES of the CRAFT, | And the | Benefits arising from a strict Observance thereof; | What sort of MEN ought to be initiated into the MYSTERY, | And what Sort of MASONS are fit to govern LODGES, | With their Behaviour in and out of the Lodge. | Likewise the | Prayers used in the [i]Jewish[/i] and [i]Christian[/i] Lodges, | The Ancient Manner of | Constituting new Lodges, with all the Charges, [i]&c.[/i] | Also the | OLD and NEW REGULATIONS, | The Manner of Chusing and Installing [i]Grand-Master[/i] and [i]Officers[/i], | and other useful Particulars too numerous here to mention. | To which is added, | The greatest Collection of MASON'S SONGS ever presented to | public View, with many entertaining PROLOGUES and EPILOGUES; | Together with | SOLOMON'S TEMPLE an ORATORIO, | As it was performed for the Benefit of | FREE-MASONS. | [rule] | By Brother LAURENCE DERMOTT, Sec. | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed for the EDITOR, and sold by Brother [i]James Bedford[/i], at the | [i]Crown[/i] in St. [i]Paul's Church-Yard[/i]. | [rule] | MDCCLXI.
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection including prose, Collection of poems about subject/person, Collection including drama, Collection of songs, and Subscription Miscellany
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Title page in red and black. Separate title page p. [97]: A CHOICE | COLLECTION | OF | MASONS SONGS, | With several ingenious | PROLOGUES and EPILOGUES. | To which is added, | [i]Solomon[/i]'s Temple, | AN | ORATORIO, | As it was performed at the | PHILHARMONIC-ROOM, in [i]Fishamble-Street, | DUBLIN,[/i] | For the Benefit of sick and distressed | FREE-MASONS. | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed in the Year MDCCLVI.
Comments:
Contents: Prose pp. [1]-96.
Other matter:
Dedication to the Right Honourable William Earl of Blessington signed Lau. Dermott. [3pp.]; The Editor to the Reader singed L. D. pp. [v]-xvii; subscription list [4pp.]; contents page [4pp.].
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Ahiman rezon or a help to all that are or would be free and accepted masons [N29511] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1787
ESTC No:
N29511
Volume:
1 of 1
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Comments:
Title:
Ahiman rezon, or a help to all that are (or would be) free and accepted masons [T164864] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1764
ESTC No:
T164864
Volume:
1 of 1
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Title:
Ahiman rezon: or a help to all that are or would be free and accepted masons [T84745]
Publication Date:
1778
ESTC No:
T84745
Volume:
1 of 1
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Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Ahiman Rezon: or, a help to a brother [T167292 ] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1782
ESTC No:
T167292
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Ahiman Rezon: or, a help to a brother [T184515] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1780
ESTC No:
T184515
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Ahiman Rezon: or, a help to a brother [T84744]
Publication Date:
1795
ESTC No:
T84744
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Another Edition of
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Related People
Editor:
Laurence Dermott
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Printer:
James Bedford
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Content/Publication
First Line:
The man resolved and steady to his trust
Page No:
p.9
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Waste and irregular still the world had been
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pp.11-13
Poem Title:
[No title]
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O Perses foolish Perses bow thine ear
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pp.49-50
Poem Title:
[No title]
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Thus mighty eastern kings and some
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pp.99-100
Poem Title:
I. The Master's Song.
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First Line:
From henceforth ever sing
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pp.100-101
Poem Title:
II. The Warden's Song.
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Hail masonry thou craft divine
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pp.101-102
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III. The Fellow-Craft's Song.
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Come let us prepare
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pp.103-104
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IV. The Enter'd Prentice's Song.
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On on my dear brethren pursue your great lecture
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pp.105-106
Poem Title:
V. The Deputy Grand-Master's Song.
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Let masonry be now my theme
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pp.106-107
Poem Title:
VI. Grand-Warden's Song.
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First Line:
Grant me kind heaven what I request
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pp.107-108
Poem Title:
VII. The Treasurer's Song. Tune. Near some cool Shade.
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First Line:
Ye brethren of the ancient craft
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pp.108-109
Poem Title:
VIII. The Secretary's Song.
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First Line:
On you who masonry despise
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pp.110-111
Poem Title:
IX. Song to the forgoing Tune.
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First Line:
As I at Wheeler's lodge one night
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pp.111-112
Poem Title:
XI. Song.
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By mason's art the aspiring domes
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p.111
Poem Title:
X. Song.
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Some folks have with curious impertinence strove
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pp.112-113
Poem Title:
XII. Song.
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You people who laugh at masons draw near
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pp.113-115
Poem Title:
XIII. Song. Tune. Oh Polly you might have toy'd and kiss'd.
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First Line:
We have no idle prating
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pp.115-116
Poem Title:
XIV. Song.
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A mason's daughter fair and young
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pp.116-117
Poem Title:
XV. Song. Tune. Young Damon once the happy Swain.
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First Line:
A health to our sisters let us drink
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pp.117-118
Poem Title:
XVI. Song.
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Sing to the honour of those
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pp.118-119
Poem Title:
XVII. Song. Tune. The merry ton'd Horn.
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Hail secret art by heaven designed
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pp.119-120
Poem Title:
XVIII. Song.
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Come are you prepared
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pp.120-121
Poem Title:
XXI. Song. To the Tune of the Enter'd-'Prentice.
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The curious vulgar could never devise
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pp.121-122
Poem Title:
XX. Song. Tune. On, on my dear Brethren.
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First Line:
We brethren freemasons let's mark the great name
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pp.123-124
Poem Title:
XXI. Song. To the foregoing Tune.
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What though they call us mason fools
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pp.124-125
Poem Title:
XXII. Song. Tune. What though they call me Country Lass.
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Glorious craft which fires the mind
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pp.125-126
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XXIII. Song.
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Let malicious people censure
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pp.126-127
Poem Title:
XXIV. Song.
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Come come my brethren dear
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pp.127-128
Poem Title:
XXV. Song.
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Come follow follow me
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pp.128-130
Poem Title:
XXVI. Song. Tune. The Fairy Elves.
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First Line:
With plumb level and square to work let's prepare
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pp.130-131
Poem Title:
XXVII. Song.
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First Line:
King Solomon that wise projector
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pp.132-133
Poem Title:
XXVIII. Song. To the Tune of Jerry Fitzgerald.
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First Line:
Of all institutions to form well the mind
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pp.134-135
Poem Title:
XXIX. Song...Tune. By Jove I'll be free.
Attribution:
By Brother R - P -, Esq;
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Not attributed
First Line:
To the science that virtue and art do maintain
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pp.135-137
Poem Title:
XXX. Song to the foregoing Tune.
Attribution:
By Brother B--d Cl--ke.
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First Line:
When earth's foundation first was laid
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pp.137-138
Poem Title:
XXXI. Song...Tune. Rule Britannia, &c.
Attribution:
By Brother J-- C--.
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First Line:
Come boys let us more liquor get
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pp.139-140
Poem Title:
XXXII. Song.
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Guardian genius of our art divine
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pp.140-141
Poem Title:
XXXIII. Song.
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Genius of masonry descend
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pp.141-144
Poem Title:
XXXIV. An Ode on Masonry.
Attribution:
By Brother J. Banks.
Attributed To:
J. Banks
First Line:
Pray lend me your ears my dear brethren awhile
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pp.144-148
Poem Title:
XXXV. The Progress of Masonry.
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As masons once on Shinar's plain
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pp.148-150
Poem Title:
XXXVI. Song...Tune. Mutual Love.
Attribution:
By Brother L- D-.
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First Line:
With harmony and flowing wine
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pp.151-152
Poem Title:
XXXVII. Song...Tune. Greedy Midas.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand [ie. L--- D---]
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First Line:
Ye ancient sons of Tyre
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pp.152-153
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. Song...Tune. Ye Mortals that love Drinking.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand [ie. L--- D---]
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From the depths let us raise
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pp.153-156
Poem Title:
XXXIX. Song. To the Tune of the Enter'd 'Prentice.
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Tis masonry unites mankind
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pp.157-158
Poem Title:
XL. Song.
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Once I was blind and could not see
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pp.158-160
Poem Title:
XLI. Song.
Attribution:
By Brother Alexander Kennedy, Shoolmaster. [sic]
Attributed To:
Alexander Kennedy
First Line:
Attend loving brethren and to me give ear
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pp.160-162
Poem Title:
XLII. Song.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand [ie. Brother Alexander Kennedy]
Attributed To:
Alexander Kennedy
First Line:
See in the east the master placed
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pp.162-163
Poem Title:
XLIII. Song.
Attribution:
By Brother John Jackson, S.G.W.
Attributed To:
John Jackson
First Line:
Attend attend the strains
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pp.163-164
Poem Title:
XLIV. Song...Tune. Smile Britannia.
Attribution:
By Brother John Cartwright of Salford in Lancashire.
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John Cartwright
First Line:
To masonry your voices raise
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pp.164-166
Poem Title:
XLV. Song...Tune. The Bonny Broom.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand [ie. John Cartwright]
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John Cartwright
First Line:
Blessed be the day that gave to me
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pp.166-167
Poem Title:
XLVI. An Ode
Attribution:
by the same Hand [ie. John Cartwright]
Attributed To:
John Cartwright
First Line:
How blessed are we from ignorance freed
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pp.167-170
Poem Title:
XLVII. Song.
Attribution:
By Brother Alexander Dixon.
Attributed To:
Alexander Dixon
First Line:
Come fill up a bumper and let it go round
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pp.170-171
Poem Title:
XLVIII. Song.
Attribution:
By Brother E-- P--.
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First Line:
Urania sing the art divine
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pp.171-174
Poem Title:
XLIX. Song. Tune. Rule Britannia.
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First Line:
Wake the lute and quivering strings
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pp.174-175
Poem Title:
L. An Ode
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First Line:
Hail sacred art by heaven designed
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pp.176-177
Poem Title:
LI. Song.
Attribution:
By Brother E-- P--.
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First Line:
Hail masonry divine
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pp.177-178
Poem Title:
LVII. Song. Tune. God save the King.
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First Line:
Let masons be merry each night when they meet
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pp.178-179
Poem Title:
LIII. Song.
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If unity be good in every degree
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p.179
Poem Title:
LIV. Song.
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How happy a mason whose bosom still flows
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p.180
Poem Title:
LV. Song. Tune. The Miller of Mansfield.
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First Line:
When masonry by heaven's design
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pp.180-181
Poem Title:
LVI. Song. Tune. Rule Britannia.
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Let worthy brethren all combine
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pp.181-182
Poem Title:
LVII. Song. Tune. Hail Masonry, &c.
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First Line:
With cordial hearts let's drink a health
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pp.183-184
Poem Title:
LIX. Song. Tune. The First of August.
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First Line:
Whoever wants wisdom must with some delight
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p.185
Poem Title:
LIX. Song.
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Come ye elves that be
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pp.186-188
Poem Title:
LX. Song.
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First Line:
If to delight to humanize the mind
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pp.189-190
Poem Title:
A Prologue. Spoken by Mr. Griffith, at the Theatre-Royal, &c.
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As a wild rake that courts a virgin fair
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pp.190-191
Poem Title:
A Prologue
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First Line:
As some cracked chemist of projecting brain
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pp.191-192
Poem Title:
A Prologue.
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While others sing of wars and martial feats
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pp.193-195
Poem Title:
Spoken by a Brother.
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First Line:
You've seen me oft in gold and ermine dressed
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p.193
Poem Title:
A Prologue
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First Line:
With what malicious joy ere I knew better
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pp.195-196
Poem Title:
An Epilogue, Spoken by Mrs. Thurmond a Mason's Wife.
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Well here I'm come to let you know my thoughts
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pp.196-197
Poem Title:
An Epilogue, Spoken by Mrs. Bellamy.
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First Line:
Where are these hydras let me vent my spleen
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pp.197-198
Poem Title:
Epilogue. Spoken by Mr. Horton.
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Well heavens be praised the mighty secret's out
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pp.198-200
Poem Title:
An Epilogue.
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First Line:
Convened we're met chief oracle of heaven
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pp.201-208
Poem Title:
Solomon's Temple, An Oratorio, As it was perform'd At Philharmonic-Room in Fishamble-Street, Dublin, For the Benefit of sick and distress'd Free-Masons.
Attribution:
The Words by Mr. James Eyre Weeks. The Music composed by Mr. Richard Broadway, Organist of St. Patrick's Cathedral.
Attributed To:
James Eyre Weeks
Richard Broadway