The Secret History of the Calves-Head Clubb, Or, the Republican Unmasqu'd [By E. Ward]. Madan 146]

The Secret History of the Calves-Head Clubb, Or, the Republican Unmasqu'd [By E. Ward]. Madan 146]

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1707 edition. Excerpt: ...Subject of eternal Rhime! May I forget to make my Numbers meet, And Tune new Thoughts in well-composed Feet. May she I love, forget to love me more, Be always wretched, t be always poor, If I forget this facred Dajr t'adore. s M 2 / When When Courage over Slav'ry did prevail, And Providence weigh'd down the juster Scale t When Right Triumphant o'er Injustice rode Following the Foot-steps of the leading Gfpd i Did to the doubting World a Pattern shew, What EvfUJb Men, for Epglijb Rights, dare do. Reflections en an Jmtiversafy Poem on the oib of Jaritear, 1699. HOW impudently they prtfphane the Wprd Sacred by adding it to the c Day, which unhappily produc d the fad Occasion of all our succeeding Miseries, j And in Line the fourth, to express their Malice with the greater Rancor, they stile the, best of Kings, who was the Object of their Fury, the fawcy Tyrant-0 and then, in Line the ninth, to devilishly affirm, that all good Men adord the righteous Blow, when nothing is more evident, than that none but the worst and wickedest of Men had ever the Impudence to 0pen their Mouths in the Vindication of so base and barbarous a Tragedy. And in the two following Lines, how the infamous Author seems to be transported with his diabolical Flight! so I may justly term it, for nothing sure but the Fury of Hell, instead of the Muses, could ever nave inspir'd such a Republican Scribler with such an audacious Piece of Bombast, viz. The The Sun transported ixitb the noble Deed. Shone outy andsmVdto seethe Monster bleed. Indeed the whole Poem is all of apiece, and I think is such a compleat Composition of Malice and Impudence, that none but a Calves-Head Club of the most stigmatizd Rebels, would ever have receiv'd under their villainous Patronage: And as it...show more

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  • Paperback | 24 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 64g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236869680
  • 9781236869685