A copy of the poll book, taken at the election for the city of Peterborough, July 26, 1837; to which is prefixed, a repr. of the addresses, squibs, &c., issued during the contest

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1837
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Page 27 - For Freedom's battle once begun. Bequeathed by bleeding sire to son, Though baffled oft is ever won.
Page 39 - When the devil was sick, The devil a monk would be; When the devil got well, The devil a monk was he.
Page 25 - This is not the cause of faction, or of party, or of any individual, but the common interest of every man in Britain.
Page 44 - Wha for Scotland's king and law Freedom's sword will strongly draw, Freeman stand, or Freeman fa
Page 16 - ... pretensions to beauty or harmony of symmetry, and that his speed is only comparative, he has no great deal left on which to found his claims to his title of Monarch of the Woods. Having, I believe, impartially scanned the pretensions of the stag, we will now look a little to his origin. The deer family are to be found in all the four quarters of the globe, differing greatly in size and very considerably in form. We have the sprightly ibex, the light gazelle, the useful and docile reindeer, up...
Page 12 - I beg to thank you for the very flattering manner in which you have alluded to my brother. It gives me great pleasure to attend here to-day on his behalf, and receive this Medal which you have so kindly awarded to him. The only drawback to my pleasure on this occasion is that my brother is not here to thank you in person for the honour you have conferred upon him.
Page 44 - Edward's power — Chains and slavery ! Who will be a traitor knave? Who can fill a coward's grave? Who is so base as to be a slave?
Page 15 - Be thou a spirit of health, or goblin damn'd, Bring with thee airs from heaven or blasts from hell, Be thy intents wicked or charitable, Thou com'st in such a questionable shape, That I will speak to thee.
Page 5 - I have the honour to be, GENTLEMEN, Your most obliged and faithful Servant, MATT.
Page 5 - Members, Allow me in the first place to express my deep gratitude for the opportunity given me to speak from this high rostrum, which I consider a great honour. (Prolonged applause.) At the meeting with the citizens of your glorious capital, Delhi, I had the opportunity to convey our gratitude to t'hem and to your Government for the warm and cordial reception accorded to...

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