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Ahiman Rezon: or, a help to a brother [T85408]

DMI number:
1014
Publication Date:
1782
Volume Number:
1 of 1
ESTC number:
T85408
EEBO/ECCO link:
CW121037440
Shelfmark:
BL 4784.a.20
Full Title:
AHIMAN REZON: | OR, A | HELP TO A BROTHER. | SHEWING, | The EXCELLENCY of SECRECY, and | the first Cause of the Institution of FREE- | MASONRY; the PRINCIPLES of the | CRAFT, and the Benefits arising from a strict | Observance thereof; the Sort of Men that ought | to be initiated into the Mystery, and the Kind of | MASONS that are fit to govern LODGES, with | their proper Behaviour in and out of the LODGE. | The ancient Manner of CONSTITUTING new | LODGES, with All the CHARGES, [i]&c.[/i] | LIKEWISE, | The PRAYERS used in [i]Jewish[/i] and [i]Christian[/i] Lodges. | ALSO, | The OLD and NEW REGULATIONS, | The Manner of choosing and Installing GRAND-| MASTER and OFFICERS, [i]&c.[/i] | To which is added, | A LARGE COLLECTION of MASONS SONGS, | entertaining PROLOGUES and EPILOGUES, | AND | [i]SOLOMON[/i]'s TEMPLE: | An ORATORIO. | [rule] | By Brother LAURENCE DERMOTT, Sec. | [double rule] | The Fifth EDITION, with ADDITIONS. | [rule] | BELFAST: | PRINTED FOR THE EDITOR, BY JAMES MAGEE, | AT THE BIBLE AND CROWN, IN BRIDGE-| STREET. M,DCC,LXXXII.
Place of Publication:
Belfast
Genres:
Collection of poems about subject/person
Format:
Duodecimo
Pagination:
[4], [v]-xxiii, [3], [1]-192
Bibliographic details:
Half-title: AHIMAN REZON: | OR, A | HELP TO A BROTHER. | A NEW EDITION. | ADDRESSED TO THE | BELFAST [i]Orange Lodge[/i], No. 257, | BY A BROTHER. | To this EDITION are added, | A PROLOGUE, | AND SEVERAL | [i]MASONS[/i] SONGS, [i]&c.[/i] | NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED. | TOGETHER WITH | A LIST of the MEMBERS of | LODGE No. 257, | ALSO, | A LIST of the LODGES | IN [i]BELFAST[/i]. Separate title-page p. [71]: 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.
Comments:
Contents: prose pp. [1]-70, 163, 181.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: Dedicated 'to the Right Honourable William, Earl of Blessington' signed Lau. Dermott pp. [v]-vi; Address to the members of 'the Orange Lodge of Belfast, No. 257' signed 'the editor' pp. [vii]-viii; address from 'the editor to the reader' signed Lau. Dermott pp. [ix]-xviii; toasts given in the Orange Lodge of Belfast, No 257 [1p]; list of 'the regular lodges, at present, in Belfast' [1p]; Contents pp. xxi-xxiii; Lists of lodge members [2pp].
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Ahiman Rezon: or, a help to a brother [T167292 ] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1782
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T167292
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1 of 1
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Title:
Ahiman Rezon: or, a help to a brother [T84744]
Publication Date:
1795
ESTC No:
T84744
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1 of 1
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Another Edition of
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Printer:
James Magee
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Editor:
Laurence Dermott
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
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Content/Publication
First Line:
The man resolved and steady to his trust
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p.7
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A frightful desert still the world had been
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pp.8-10
Poem Title:
The Excellency of Masonry Described.
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O Perses foolish Perses bow thine ear
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pp.35-36
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Thus mighty eastern kings and some
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p.73
Poem Title:
I. The Master's Song.
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From henceforth ever sing
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p.74
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II. The Warden's Song.
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Hail masonry thou craft divine
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pp.74-75
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III. The Fellow-Craft's Song.
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Come let us prepare
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pp.76-77
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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.77-78
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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.78-79
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VI. The Grand-Warden's Song.
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Grant me kind heaven what I request
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pp.79-80
Poem Title:
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.80-81
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VIII. The Secretary's Song.
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On you who masonry despise
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pp.81-82
Poem Title:
IX. Song. To the foregoing Tune.
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By mason's art the aspiring domes
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pp.82-83
Poem Title:
X. Song.
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As I at Wheeler's lodge one night
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p.83
Poem Title:
XI. Song.
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Some folks have with curious impertinence strove
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pp.83-84
Poem Title:
XII. Song.
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You people who laugh at masons draw near
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pp.85-86
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.86-87
Poem Title:
XIV. Song.
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A mason's daughter fair and young
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pp.87-88
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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p.88
Poem Title:
XVI. Song.
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Sing to the honour of those
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pp.88-89
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.89-90
Poem Title:
XVIII. Song.
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Come are you prepared
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pp.90-91
Poem Title:
XIX. Song. Tune, The Enter'd-'Prentice.
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The curious vulgar could never devise
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pp.91-92
Poem Title:
XX. Song. Tune, On, on, my dear Brethren.
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We brethren free masons let's mark the great name
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pp.92-93
Poem Title:
XXI. Song. To the foregoing Tune.
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What though they call us masons fools
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pp.93-94
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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p.95
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XXIII. Song.
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Let malicious people censure
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pp.95-96
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XXIV. Song.
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Come come my brethren dear
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pp.96-97
Poem Title:
XXV. Song.
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Come follow follow me
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pp.97-98
Poem Title:
XXVI. Song. Tune, Fairy Elves.
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With plumb level and square to work let's prepare
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pp.98-100
Poem Title:
XXVII. Song.
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King Solomon that wise projector
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pp.100-101
Poem Title:
XXVIII. Song. Tune, Jerry Fitzgerald.
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Of all institutions to form well the mind
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pp.101-102
Poem Title:
XXIX. Song. Tune, By Jove I'll be free.
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To the science that virtue and art do maintain
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pp.102-104
Poem Title:
XXX. Songs. To the foregoing Tune.
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When earth's foundation first was laid
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pp.104-105
Poem Title:
XXXI. Song. Tune, Rule Britannia, &c.
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Come boys let us more liquor get
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pp.105-106
Poem Title:
XXII. Song.
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Guardian genius of our art divine
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pp.106-107
Poem Title:
XXXIII. Song.
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Genius of masonry descend
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pp.107-109
Poem Title:
XXXIV. An Ode on Masonry.
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Pray lend me your ears my dear brethren awhile
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pp.109-113
Poem Title:
XXXV. The Progress of Masonry.
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As masons once on Shinar's plain
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pp.113-114
Poem Title:
XXXVI. Song. Tune, Mutual Love.
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With harmony and flowing wine
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p.115
Poem Title:
XXXVII. Song. Tune, Greedy Midas.
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Ye ancient sons of Tyre
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pp.115-116
Poem Title:
XXXVIII. Song. Tune, Ye Mortals that love Drinking.
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From the depths let us raise
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pp.117-119
Poem Title:
XXXIX. Song. Tune, The Enter'd 'Prentice.
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Tis masonry unites mankind
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pp.119-120
Poem Title:
XL. Song.
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Once I was blind and could not see
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pp.120-122
Poem Title:
XLI. Song.
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Attend loving brethren and to me give ear
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pp.122-123
Poem Title:
XLII. Song.
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Attend attend the strains
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pp.124-125
Poem Title:
XLIV. Song. Tune, Rule, Britannia.
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See in the east the master placed
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p.124
Poem Title:
XLIII. Song.
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To masonry your voices raise
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pp.125-126
Poem Title:
XLV. Song. Tune, Bonny Broom.
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Blessed be the day that gave to me
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pp.126-127
Poem Title:
XLVI. An Ode.
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How blessed are we from ignorance freed
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pp.127-129
Poem Title:
XLVII. Song.
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Come fill up a bumper and let it go round
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p.130
Poem Title:
XLVIII. Song.
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Urania sing the art divine
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pp.130-132
Poem Title:
XLIX. Song. Tune, Rule, Britannia.
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Wake the lute and quivering strings
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p.133
Poem Title:
L. An Ode.
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Hail masonry divine
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pp.134-135
Poem Title:
LII. Song. Tune, God save the King.
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Hail sacred art by heaven designed
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p.134
Poem Title:
LI. Song.
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Let masons be merry each night when they meet
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pp.135-136
Poem Title:
LIII. Song.
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If unity be good in every degree
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pp.136-137
Poem Title:
LIV. Song.
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How happy a mason whose bosom still flows
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p.137
Poem Title:
LV. Song. Tune, The Miller of Mansfield.
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When masonry by heaven's design
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pp.137-138
Poem Title:
LVI. Song. Tune, Rule, Britannia.
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Let worthy brethren all combine
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pp.138-139
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.139-141
Poem Title:
LVIII. Song. Tune, The First of August.
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Whoever wants wisdom must with some delight
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p.141
Poem Title:
LIX. Song.
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Come come ye elves that be
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pp.142-143
Poem Title:
LX. Song.
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Excuse my weak untutored muse who thus presumes to climb
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p.144
Poem Title:
LXI. Song.
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Arise and sound thy trumpet fame
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p.145
Poem Title:
LXII. Song. Tune, Attic Fire.
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When the sun from the east first salutes mortal eyes
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pp.146-147
Poem Title:
LXIII. Song. The Hod-Carrier's. Tune, Ballance a Straw.
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Once I was blind and could not see
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pp.147-149
Poem Title:
LXIV. Song.
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God bless the royal band
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pp.149-150
Poem Title:
Knights Templars. LXV. Song. Tune, God save Great George.
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When a lodge of free masons are clothed in their aprons
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pp.150-152
Poem Title:
LXIV. Song.
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Let masonry from pole to pole
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p.152
Poem Title:
LXV. Song. Tune, In Infancy, &c.
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Unite unite your voices raise
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p.153
Poem Title:
LXVI. Song. Tune, He comes, &c.
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Adam the first of all human kind
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pp.154-161
Poem Title:
LXIII. Song. The History of Masonry.
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By Dr. Anderon [sic]
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James Anderson
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Grant us kind heaven what we request
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p.162
Poem Title:
Anthem.
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If to delight to humanize the mind
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p.164
Poem Title:
I. Prologue.
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As a wild rake that courts a virgin fair
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p.165
Poem Title:
II. Prologue.
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As some cracked chemist of projecting brain
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pp.165-167
Poem Title:
III. Prologue.
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While others sing of wars and martial feats
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pp.167-168
Poem Title:
Spoken by a Brother.
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You've seen me oft in gold and ermine dressed
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p.167
Poem Title:
IV. Prologue.
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With what malicious joy ere I knew better
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p.169
Poem Title:
I. Epilogue.
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Well here I'm come to let you know my thoughts
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p.170
Poem Title:
II. Epilogue.
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Where are these hydras let me vent my spleen
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pp.171-172
Poem Title:
III. Epilogue.
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Well heavens be praised the mighty secret's out
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pp.172-173
Poem Title:
IV. Epilogue.
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How happy once on heaven's primeval plan
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pp.173-174
Poem Title:
V. Epilogue. Address'd to the Friendly Brothers of St Patrick.
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By Mr. Brooke.
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Convened we're met chief oracle of heaven
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pp.176-180
Poem Title:
Solomon's Temple
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The Words by Mr. James Eyre Weeks.
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James Eyre Weeks
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See here are men who're bound by ties to tread
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pp.182-183
Poem Title:
A Prologue spoken before a Play which had been commanded by an Encampment of Knights Templars.
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Written by a Brother.
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Hence sorrow avaunt you have no business here
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pp.184-185
Poem Title:
I. Song. A new Song for St John's Day.
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There is a lodge in Skibbereen
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pp.185-186
Poem Title:
II. Song. Composed for the Carberry Lodge, Numb. 504. Air - Nancy Dawson.
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How Bennett was made a pedlar to trade
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pp.186-188
Poem Title:
III. Song. Tune - Come let us prepare, &c.
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In the social amusements of life let us live
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pp.188-189
Poem Title:
IV. Song. The Free-Mason's Wish.
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Composed and set to Music, by a Brother, for the Orange Lodge of Belfast. - No. 257.
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Ye sons of fair science impatient to learn
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pp.189-190
Poem Title:
V. Song. The Portrait of a Mason. Tune, - The Mulberry tree.
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God caused great lights to shine
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pp.190-191
Poem Title:
Royal Arch Song.
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Lesbia despairing of success
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p.190
Poem Title:
VI. Song. On a Lady's declaring that a Lodge of Free-Masons in grand Procession, appeared like a Parcel of Mummers on a St. Stephen's Day. - N. B. The Lady was rather ugly and ancient.
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Hail immortal glorious science
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p.191
Poem Title:
VIII. Song. The Excellence of Free-Masonry. Adapted to the Music of the favourite Glee of Viva Tuti. For the Orange Lodge of Belfast (No. 257.)
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With friendly aid let us unite
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p.191
Poem Title:
A Free-Mason Anthem. Metre - The 100 Psalm.
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