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Ahiman rezon: or a help to all that are or would be free and accepted masons [T84745]

DMI number:
1012
Publication Date:
1778
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T84745
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW117405466
Shelfmark:
BL 4784.c.9
Full Title:
AHIMAN REZON: | OR A | [i]Help to all that are, or would be[/i] | Free and Accepted Masons. | (With many ADDITIONS.) | [rule] | The THIRD EDITION. | [rule] | By LAU. DERMOTT, D. G. M. | [rule] | [epigraph] | [double rule] | PRINTED FOR | JAMES JONES, GRAND SECRETARY; | And Sold by | PETER SHATWELL, in the STRAND. | [short rule] | LONDON, 1778.
Epigraph:
"As for his Works, in Verse or Prose, | "I own myself no Judge of those; | "Nor can I tell what Criticks thought 'em, | "But this I know, all People bought 'em." | SWIFT.
Place of Publication:
London
Format:
Octavo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece. Separate title page p. [107]: A | COLLECTION | OF | MASONS SONG, | WITH SEVERAL INGENIOUS | PROLOGUES and EPILOGUES. | TO WHICH IS ADDED, | [i]SOLOMON's TEMPLE[/i], | AN | ORATORIO, | As it was performed for the | BENEFIT | Of sick and distressed | FREE-MASONS. Separate title page for Solomon p. [223]: [i]SOLOMON[/i]'s TEMPLE: | AN | ORATORIO. | As it was perform'd for the Benefit of | SICK AND DISTRESSED | FREE-MASONS.
Comments:
Prose pp. xlv-liv; lvi-lxii; [1]-106; PAGINATION: [6], [i]-iv, [i]-lxii, [1], [1]- (p.lvi is repeated in pagination; pp.156 and 231 are mispaginated 146 and 213 respectively). PLATES: Frontispiece (by M. A. Rooker after Laurence Dermott) and dedication (n.p., unsigned).
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: errata [1p.]; dedication [1p.]; 'Explanation of the Frontispiece' [1p.]; Contents pp. [i]-iv; address 'To the Reader' pp. [i]-xxi; 'A Philacteria for such Gentlemen, as may be inclined to become Free-Masons' signed Laurence Dermott pp. xxii-xxviii; Address to Freemasons pp. xxix-xliv.
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Editor:
Laurence Dermott
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Engraver:
Michael Angelo Rooker
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Absolute (100%)
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Publisher:
James Jones
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Absolute (100%)
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Sold by:
Peter Shatwell
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Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
The grammar rules instruct the tongue and pen
Page No:
p.lv
Poem Title:
On the Seven Liberal Arts and Sciences.
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The man resolved and steady to his trust
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p.11
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Hail mighty art gracious gift of heaven
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pp.13-14
Poem Title:
[no title]
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O Perses foolish Perses bow thine ear
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p.55
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Thus mighty eastern kings and some
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pp.[109]-110
Poem Title:
I. The Grand Master's Song.
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On on my dear brethren pursue your great lecture
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pp.110-111
Poem Title:
II. The Deputy Grand-Master's Song.
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Let masonry be now my theme
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pp.111-113
Poem Title:
III. Grand-Warden's Song.
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First Line:
Ye brethren of the ancient craft
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pp.113-114
Poem Title:
VIII. The Secretary's Song.
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First Line:
Grant me kind heaven what I request
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pp.114-115
Poem Title:
V. The Treasurer's Song. Tune.] Near some cool Shade.
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From henceforth ever sing
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p.116
Poem Title:
VI. The Warden's Song.
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First Line:
Hail masonry thou craft divine
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pp.117-118
Poem Title:
VII. The Fellow-Craft's Song.
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First Line:
Come let us prepare
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pp.118-119
Poem Title:
VIII. The Enter'd 'Prentices Song.
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First Line:
On you who masonry despise
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pp.120-121
Poem Title:
IX. Song. The same Tune as the IV.
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By mason's art the aspiring domes
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pp.121-122
Poem Title:
X. Song.
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As I at Wheeler's lodge one night
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p.122
Poem Title:
XI. Song.
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Some folks have with curious impertinence strove
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pp.123-124
Poem Title:
XII. Song.
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You people who laugh at masons draw near
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pp.124-125
Poem Title:
XIII. Song. Tune. O Polly you might have toy'd and kiss'd.
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We have no idle prating
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pp.126-127
Poem Title:
XIV. Song.
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A mason's daughter fair and young
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pp.127-128
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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p.129
Poem Title:
XVI. Song.
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Sing to the honour of those
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pp.129-130
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.130-132
Poem Title:
XVIII. Song.
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Come are you prepared
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pp.132-133
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.133-134
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.134-135
Poem Title:
XXI. Song. To the foregoing tune.
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What though they call us mason fools
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pp.136-137
Poem Title:
XXII. Song. Tune. What tho' they call me country lass.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Glorious craft which fires the mind
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p.138
Poem Title:
XXIII. Song.
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Let malicious people censure
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pp.138-139
Poem Title:
XXIV. Song.
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Come come my brethren dear
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pp.139-142
Poem Title:
XXV. Song.
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Come follow follow me
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pp.142-143
Poem Title:
XXVI. Song. Tune. The Fairy Elves.
Attribution:
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With plumb level and square to work let's prepare
Page No:
pp.142-144
Poem Title:
XXVII. Song.
Attribution:
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First Line:
King Solomon that wise projector
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pp.144-146
Poem Title:
XXVIII. Song.
Attribution:
The last verse and chorus were composed by another hand.
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First Line:
Of all institutions to form well the mind
Page No:
pp.147-148
Poem Title:
XXIX. Song...Tune.- By Jove I'll be free.
Attribution:
By brother R-- P-- Esq;
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First Line:
To the science that virtue and art do maintain
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pp.148-150
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.150-151
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.152-153
Poem Title:
XXXII. Song.
Attribution:
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Guardian genius of our art divine
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pp.153-154
Poem Title:
XXXIII. Song.
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Genius of masonry descend
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pp.154-157
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.157-161
Poem Title:
XXXV. The Progress of Masonry.
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As masons once on Shinar's plain
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pp.161-163
Poem Title:
XXXVI. Song...Tune. Mutual Love.
Attribution:
By brother Lau. Dermott.
Attributed To:
Laurence Dermott
First Line:
With harmony and flowing wine
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pp.164-165
Poem Title:
XXXVII. Song...Tune Greedy Midas.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand. [i.e. Dermott]
Attributed To:
Laurence Dermott
First Line:
Ye ancient sons of Tyre
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pp.165-166
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. Song...Tune. Ye mortals that love drinking.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand. [Dermott]
Attributed To:
Laurence Dermott
First Line:
From the depths let us raise
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pp.166-169
Poem Title:
XXXIX. Song. Tune. The Enter'd 'Prentice.
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Tis masonry unites mankind
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pp.170-171
Poem Title:
XL. Song.
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See in the east the master placed
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pp.171-172
Poem Title:
XLI. Song.
Attribution:
By Brother John Jackson, S. G. W.
Attributed To:
John Jackson
First Line:
Attend attend the strains
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pp.172-173
Poem Title:
XLII. Song...Tune. Smile Britannia.
Attribution:
By brother John Cartwright of Cheadle in Lancashire.
Attributed To:
John Cartwright
First Line:
To masonry your voices raise
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pp.173-175
Poem Title:
XLIII. Song...Tune. The Bonny Broom.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand [i.e. Cartwright]
Attributed To:
John Cartwright
First Line:
Blessed be the day that gave to me
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pp.175-176
Poem Title:
XLIV. An Ode
Attribution:
By the same Hand [i.e. Cartwright]
Attributed To:
John Cartwright
First Line:
How blessed are we from ignorance freed
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pp.176-179
Poem Title:
XLV. Song.
Attribution:
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First Line:
Come fill up a bumper and let it go round
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p.180
Poem Title:
XLVI. Song.
Attribution:
By brother E-- P--
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First Line:
Wake the lute and quivering strings
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pp.181-182
Poem Title:
XLVII. An Ode.
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Hail sacred art by heaven designed
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pp.182-183
Poem Title:
XLVIII. Song.
Attribution:
By brother E-- P--.
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Hail masonry divine
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pp.183-184
Poem Title:
XLIX. Song. Tune--God save the King.
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Let masons be merry each night when they meet
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pp.184-185
Poem Title:
L. Song.
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If unity be good in every degree
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pp.185-186
Poem Title:
LI. Song.
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How happy a mason whose bosom still flows
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pp.186-187
Poem Title:
LII. Song. Tune- The Miller of Mansfield.
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Let worthy brethren all combine
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pp.187-188
Poem Title:
LIII. Song. Tune - Hail Masonry, &c.
Attribution:
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Let masons ever live in love
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pp.188-189
Poem Title:
LIV. Song.
Attribution:
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When masonry by heaven's decree
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pp.189-190
Poem Title:
LV. Song...Tune--Rule Britannia.
Attribution:
By brother Robert Hall.
Attributed To:
Robert Hall
First Line:
When sol ascending from the east
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pp.190-192
Poem Title:
A New Song.
Attribution:
By the foregoing Hand. [i.e. Hall]
Attributed To:
Robert Hall
First Line:
As long as our coast does with whiteness appear
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pp.192-193
Poem Title:
LVI. A New Masons Song.
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First Line:
Arise gentle muse who with wisdom inspires
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pp.193-194
Poem Title:
LVIII. Song.
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Begin o ye muses a free mason's strain
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pp.194-196
Poem Title:
LIX. Song.
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When a lodge of free masons are clothed in their aprons
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pp.196-198
Poem Title:
LIX. Song.
Attribution:
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First Line:
With grateful hearts your voices raise
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p.198
Poem Title:
An Ode.
Attribution:
By brother Edward Fenner
Attributed To:
Edward Fenner
First Line:
Ye thrice happy few
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pp.200-202
Poem Title:
LXI. Song.
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First Line:
Whoever wants wisdom must with some delight
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pp.202-203
Poem Title:
LXII. Song.
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First Line:
Come ye elves that be
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pp.203-205
Poem Title:
LXIII. Song.
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First Line:
Ye sons of great science impatient to learn
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pp.206-207
Poem Title:
LXIV. Song. Tune - The Mulberry Tree.
Attribution:
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First Line:
If to delight and humanize the mind
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pp.207-208
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.208-209
Poem Title:
Prologue.
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As some cracked chemist of projecting brain
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pp.209-211
Poem Title:
A Prologue.
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You've seen me oft in gold and ermine dressed
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p.211
Poem Title:
A Prologue.
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While others sing of wars and martial feats
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pp.212-213
Poem Title:
Spoken by a Brother.
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With what malicious joy ere I knew better
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pp.213-214
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.215-216
Poem Title:
Spoken by Mrs. Bellamy.
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Where are these hydras let me vent my spleen
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pp.216-217
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.217-219
Poem Title:
An Epilogue.
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I Darby Mulroomy from moat of Grenoge
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pp.219-221
Poem Title:
A New Prologue, Spoken in the character of an Irish Free-mason, at the Theatre-Royal in the Hay-market
Attribution:
Written by Lau. Dermott, D. G. M.
Attributed To:
Laurence Dermott
First Line:
God save you gentle folks both great and small
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pp.221-222
Poem Title:
A New Prologue, Spoken in the character of a Teague, for the benefit of an English Free-mason in distress.
Attribution:
Written by Lau. Dermott, D. G. M.
Attributed To:
Laurence Dermott
First Line:
Convened we're met chief oracle of heaven
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pp.225-232
Poem Title:
Solomon's Temple: An Oratorio.
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