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Ahiman rezon, or a help to all that are (or would be) free and accepted masons [T164864] [ecco]

DMI number:
1010
Publication Date:
1764
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T164864
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW105291179
Full Title:
AHIMAN REZON, | [i]Or a help to all that are,[/i] | (or would be) | [i]FREE and ACCEPTED MASONS,[/i] | Containing | [i]The Quintessence of all that has been | Publish'd on the Subject of[/i] | [g]Free Masonry[/g] | [i]With many Additions, which Renders | this Work more Usefull than any | other Book of[/i] Constitution [i]now Extant.[/i] | [rule] | the Second Edition | [rule] | By LAU. DERMOTT, Secretary. | [rule] | Printed from the Author | [i]and Sold by BR. ROBERT BLACK.[/i] | Book-binder & Stationer | [i]in George Yard. Tower Hill.[/i] | LONDON, 1764.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Engraved title page. Frontispiece. Separate title page p. [97]: A | COLLECTION | OF | MASONS SONGS, | With several ingenious | PROLOGUES and EPILOGUES, | To which is adedd | [i]Solomon[/i]'s Temple, | AN | ORATORIO, | As it was performed for the | BENEFIT | Of sick and distressed | FREE-MASONS. | [double rule] | LONDON: | Printed in the Year MDCCLXIV.
Comments:
Prose pp. [1]-96.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: address 'To the Reader' pp. [i]-xvi; 'A Philacteria For such Gentlemen, as may be inclined to become Free-Masons' signed Laurence Dermott pp. xvii-xxiii; Address 'to the gentlemen of the most antient and honourable Fraternity' signed Laurence Dermott pp. xxiv-xxxiii; explanation of frontispiece pp. xxxiv-xxxvi.
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Editor:
Laurence Dermott
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Sold by:
Robert Black
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
O Britannia shed a tear
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p.vii
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The man resolved and steady to his trust
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p.9
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[no title]
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Hail mighty art gracious gift of heaven
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pp.11-13
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[no title]
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O Perses foolish Perses bow thine ear
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pp.48-49
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[no title]
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Thus mighty eastern kings and some
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pp.99-100
Poem Title:
I. The Grand Master's Song.
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From henceforth ever sing
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pp.100-101
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II. The Wardens 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 Prentices Song.
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On on my dear brethren pursue your great lecture
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pp.105-106
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V. The Deputy Grand-Master's Song.
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Let masonry be now my theme
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pp.106-107
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VI. Grand-Warden's Song.
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Grant me kind heaven what I request
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pp.107-108
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VII. The Treasurer's Song. Tune.] Near some cool shade.
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Ye brethren of the ancient craft
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pp.108-109
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VIII. The Secretary's Song.
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On you who masonry despise
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pp.110-111
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IX. Song to the foregoing Tune.
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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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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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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:
XIX. 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
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XX. Song. Tune On, on my dear Brethren.
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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
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XXII. Song. Tune What tho' 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
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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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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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King Solomon that wise projector
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pp.132-133
Poem Title:
XXVIII. Song.
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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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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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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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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.
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J. Banks
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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.
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By brother L-- D--
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With harmony and flowing wine
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pp.151-152
Poem Title:
XXXVII. Song...Tune. Greedy Midas.
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By the foregoing Hand [i.e. L--D--]
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Ye ancient sons of Tyre
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pp.152-153
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. Song...Tune. Ye mortals that love drinking.
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By the foregoing Hand. [i.e. 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.
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Attend loving brethren and to me give ear
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pp.160-162
Poem Title:
XLII. Song.
Attribution:
By Brother Alexander Kennedy, Schoolmaster.
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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.
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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 Cheadle 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 [i.e. 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:
An Ode
Attribution:
by the same Hand [i.e. Cartwright]
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John Cartwright
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How blessed are we from ignorance freed
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pp.167-170
Poem Title:
XLVII. Song.
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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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Urania sing sing the art divine
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pp.171-174
Poem Title:
XLIX. Song.
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Wake the lute and quivering strings
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pp.174-175
Poem Title:
L. An Ode.
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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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Hail masonry divine
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pp.177-178
Poem Title:
LII. Song. Tune. God save the King.
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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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When masonry by heaven's design
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pp.180-181
Poem Title:
LVI. Song.
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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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With cordial hearts let's drink a health
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pp.183-184
Poem Title:
LVIII. Song. Tune. The First of August.
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Let masons ever live in love
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p.185
Poem Title:
LIX. Song.
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When masonry by heaven's decree
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pp.186-187
Poem Title:
LX. Song...Tune. Rule Britannia.
Attribution:
By Brother Robert Hall.
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Robert Hall
First Line:
When sol ascending from the east
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pp.187-189
Poem Title:
LXI. A New Song.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand [i.e. Hall]
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Robert Hall
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As long as our coast does with whiteness appear
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pp.189-170
Poem Title:
LXII. A New Masons Song.
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Arise gentle muse who with wisdom inspires
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p.190
Poem Title:
LXIII. Song.
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Begin o ye muses a free mason's strain
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pp.191-192
Poem Title:
LXIV. Song.
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When a lodge of free masons are clothed in their aprons
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pp.193-194
Poem Title:
LXV. Song.
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With grateful hearts your voices raise
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pp.195-196
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By Brother Edward Fenner.
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Edward Fenner
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Ye thrice happy few
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pp.196-198
Poem Title:
LXVI. Song.
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Whoever wants wisdom must with some delight
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pp.198-199
Poem Title:
LXVII. Song.
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Come ye elves that be
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pp.199-202
Poem Title:
LXVIII. Song.
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If to delight and humanize the mind
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pp.203-204
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.204-205
Poem Title:
A Prologue.
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As some cracked chemist of projecting brain
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pp.205-207
Poem Title:
A Prologue.
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You've seen me oft in gold and ermine dressed
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p.207
Poem Title:
A Prologue.
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While others sing of wars and martial feats
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pp.208-209
Poem Title:
Spoken by a Brother.
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With what malicious joy ere I knew better
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pp.209-210
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.211-212
Poem Title:
An Epilogue. Spoken by Mrs. Bellamy.
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Where are these hydras let me vent my spleen
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pp.212-213
Poem Title:
Epilogue. Spoken by Mrs. Horton.
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Well heavens be praised the mighty secret's out
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pp.215-217
Poem Title:
An Epilogue.
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Convened we're met chief oracle of heaven
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pp.217-224
Poem Title:
Solomon's Temple, An Oratorio, As it was performed for the Benefit of sick and distress'd Free-Masons.
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