Official Account of the Noble Lord's Bite!: And His Dangerous Condition, with who Went to See Him, and what was Said, Sung, and Done, on the Melancholy Occasion

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W. Hone, 1817 - Great Britain - 15 pages

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Page 7 - A bill for preventing pensioners from sitting in parliament, or such placemen as cannot sit in the British House of Commons. " A bill for limiting the number of placemen and pensioners and the amount of pension. " A bill for preventing revenue officers from voting at elections. " A bill for rendering the servants of the crown of Ireland responsible for the expenditure of the public money.
Page 6 - We are desired and authorised to inform the '•' public, through the medium of this paper, that at the " commencement of the election for the County of " Down, on Saturday last, the following TEST, " which, with the signatures of the Hon. E — w — D "W — D and the Hon. R— в— т S — w— т" his Lordship interrupted the reading by calling out "that's me !
Page 8 - We are embarked in a much more interesting " and glorious cause than our success as individuals — ". we are called forth as instruments in your hands " to emancipate the country. (Signed) EDWARD WARD, ROBERT STEWART.
Page 12 - Then up to his Highness he goes, And with tar he anointed his body, So that when the morning arose He look'd like a sweep in a noddy ; It fitted him just to the skin, Wherever the journeyman stuck it ; And, after committing the sin,

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