The History of Leith

May 10, 2006

And Ilka Mearns Man and Bairn, My Parody and Song Shall Learn

CHRISTOPHER NORTH, the redoubtable Editor of Blackwood, the
only well-blown organ of aristocracy, has been parodyzing Lord Byron, of radical memory, to cut a squib on a certain R. H. Baron of Exchequer, and the Clerk of the Pipe, (a Scotch sinecure, gifted by a benevolent Tory to the man,) who has turned out the independent Member for Leith. for more click here

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