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Broadside entitled 'The Edinburgh Elector's Alphabet; or A Guide to the Poll'
A GUIDE TO THE POLL.
A is for Aytoun , a radical true ;
B is for Bottom , who looks very blue ;
C is for Campbell, just fresh from his journey ;
D is for Dudley, that dish'd the Attorney ;
E is Edina insulted full sore ;
F is for Francis, whose glory is o'er ;
G is for Graham, who was kick'd out of Perth ;
H is, for Hobhouse, fit subject for mirth ;
I is for Ireland, who beats up recruits ;
J is Sir James, who now sleeps in his boots ;
K is King Thomson, most graceful to see ;
L is John Learmonth, unfetter'd and free ;
M is for Millar, an aggregate Whig;
N is for Nimmo, a radical sprig ;
O is for Ormelie, who gave Murray battle ;
P is for Peter, who smashes such cattle ;
Q is our own constitutional Queen ;
R is the old Rump that looks rather lean;
S is " a person they call Andrew Skene."
T is SIR THOMAS, a waver of hats ;
U is most Useful in throwing brick bats ;
V is the Viper upon our Church wall;
W 's Wellington, foremost of all;
X is the Cross, with the hustings thereon ;
Z is a Zany, who votes for Sir John.
Probable period of publication:
1830-1840 shelfmark: ABS.10.203.01(110)