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PARO DI ES

OF THE WORKS OF

ENGLISH AND AMERICAN AUTHORS,

COLLECTED AND ANNOTATED BY

WALTER HAMILTON,

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Fellow of the Royal Geographical and Royal Historical Societies ;
Author of "A History of National Anthems and Patriotic Songs," "A Memoir of George Cruikshank,"

" The Poets Laureate of England,The Æsthetic Movement in England," etc.

“We maintain that, far from converting virtue into a paradox, and degrading truth by ridicule, Parody will only strike at
what is chimerical and false ; it is not a piece of buffoonery so much as a critical exposition. What do we parody but the absurdities
of writers, who frequently make their heroes act avainst nature, common-sense, and truth? After all, it is the public, not we, who are
the authors of these PARODIES,"

D'ISRAELI's Curiosities of Literature.

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BROWN & DAVENPORT, 40, SUN STREET, FINSBURY, LONDON, E.C. The authors of the original poems are arranged in alphabetical order; the titles of the original poems are printed in small capitals, followed by the Parodies, the authors of which are named, in italics,

wherever possible.

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The Poetry of the “Anti-Jacobin.”
A List of Parodies contained in “The Anti-Jacobin”... 181

La Sainte Guillotine, Song ; The Progress of
Man, after Mr. R. Payne Knight ; Chevy Chase ;
The Loves of the Triangles, after Dr. Darwin ;
Brissot's Ghost, after Glover's Ballad ; Ode to
Jacobinism, after Gray's Hymn to Adversity ;
The Jacobin, after Southey'is Sapphics; Ode to

a Jacobin, after Suckling.
THE ROVERS-George Canning ...

181 The University of Gottingen

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A New Gottingen Ballad, Morning Herald, 1802 182
The Constitutional Association, William Hone
The University we've got in town, R. H. Barhain
The Universal Penny Postage, 1840

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The Humorous M. P. for Nottingham, Fun, 1867... 185
The Union Oxoniensis, the Shotover Papers 185
The Oxford Installation Ode, Diogenes, 1853 186
The Universal Prayer of Paddington, Punch, 1882 186
The University at Nottinşham, Punch 1882

186 The Hor-Ticultural Sociсty (Cambridge, 1830) 280

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ADDRESS TO THE DE'IL-
Address to the G. O. M., Moonshine, 1885

106 JOHN ANDERSON, MY JO

54 “Jane Barnaby, my dear Jane," John Jones, 1831 54

'George Anderson, my Geo., George,”' Punch, 55 “My bonny Meg, my Jo, Meg

55 " When Nature first began, Jean'

55 “ Joe Chamberlain, my Jo, John,” Punch, 1886 ... 55 "John Alcohol, my foe, John," Home Tidings

107 “Joe Chamberlain, my Joe, Sir,'' Punch, 1885... 56-69 ‘John Barleycorn, my foe, John,” Charles F.

Adams
Joe Chamberlain, our Joe, lad,” Funny Folks,

1885 “Ted Henderson, my Jo, Ted,” Moonshine, 1886 108 FOR A' THAT AND A' THAT

Quoi ! Pauvre honnête, baisser la tête, Father Prout
“ A man's a man,'' says Robert Burns

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"Dear Freedom! sair thưy ve lightlied" thee"
The Wreath of Freedom. 1820

57 “Success to honest usury." Diogenes, 1853

57 “More luck to honest poverty,

Shirle. Brooks... 106 “Is there a lady in all the land?" Once a Week 57 “Is there a Jingo, proud and high?” Punch, 1878 “ Is there, for princely opulence?” Fun, 1879 “ Is there, for double' U. E. G. ?" Funny Folks Sir Arthur Guinness and a Peerage... “Is there for Whig and Tory men ?" John Stuart Blackie, Alma Mater, 1885

59 Political Parody in Funny Folks, March 14, 1885... 67 A new song to an old tune, Sir Walter Scott, 1814

To Women of the Period COMING THROUGH THE RYE

59 6. Tak' cauler water I"

59 “Gin' a nursey meet a bobby,” Judy, 1879

60 Parody in Funny Folks, 1879

66 “If a Proctor meet a body," Lays of Modern Oxford. 1874

106 DUNCAN GRAY

60 "Oor Tam has joined the Templars noo,” Rev, R. S. Bowie

108 “Sam Sumph cam' here for Greekjohn Stuart Blackie, Alma Mater, 1885

60 The Whigs of Auld Lang Syne. Punch, 1865 61 Sir M, Hicks Beach on Auld Acquaintance, Truth 61 “ We twa hae dune a little Bill," Punch, 1848 66 Paraphrase of Auld Lang Syne, Comic Offering 66 Should Gaelic speech be e'er forget ?

107 GREEN GROW THE LASHES

61 Life in Malvern. Malvern Punch, 1865

61 “Hey, for Social Science, O!' Lord Venres 61 “There's nought but talk on every han," Punch Holy Willie's P'rayer, Newcastle Weekly Chronicle 62 The Fishers' Welcome, Doubleday. "We twa ha' fished the Kale sae clear'...

To Burns, 7oseph Blacket, 1811
TAM O'SHANTER-

Origin of the Poem
The Political Tam o' Shanter, Punch, 1884

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Robert Burns.
BRUCE'S ADDRESS TO HIS ARMY-

“Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled," 1793
“Gulls who've heard what Hobhouse said”
"Britons who have often bled !
“Folks who've oft at Dolby's fed!" The Fancy
“Whigs ! who have with Michael dined !''
Whigs whom Fox and Petty led,” John Bull, 1823

Scots, wha hae the duties paid,” Robert Gilfillan
Cooks, who'd roast a sucking-pig," Punch
“Bunn! wha hae wi' Wallace sped," The Man in

the Moon "Jews-as every one has read,” The Puppet

Show, 1848 “Guards ? who at Smolensko fled, w. E. Aytoun “ Britons ! at your country's call”. Wing-Kee-Fum's address to the Patriot Army,

Diogenes, 1853 "Travellers, who've so oft been bled,”' Diogenes “Ye, whose chins have often bled,” Diogenes “Serfs, wha hae wi' Kut'soff bled !” Diogenes, · A' wha hae wi' Russell sped, " W. Lothiun “Scots ! wha are on oatmeal fed,” They are Five “Scott, wha ha' your Jumbo fed," Punch, 1882... “ Friends, by Whig retrenchment bled,” Poetry

for the Poor, 1884 “Men by wise example led,'' Songs for Liberal

Electors, 1885 “Scots ! although in New York bred,” Funny

Folks, 1877 "Scots, wha won't for Wallace bleed," Shirley

Brooks, 1865

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Robert Burns—continued.
“ HERE'S A HEALTH TO THEM That's AwA'
Here's a health to the ladies at hoine," The

Mirror, 1823
“ Willie Brew'd a Peck of Maut," Punch, 1884 .
“ Thus Willie, Rab, and Allan sang
"O, never touch the drunkard's cup”

The Ballad of Sir Tea-Leaf, Punch, 1851
MY HEART'S IN THE HIGHLANDS

My harts in the Highlands,” Punch, 1856
"O, whistle, and I will arrest you, my lad’
“Lilt your Johnnie "-A nonsense Parody,

George Cruikshank's Almanac, 1846
Justice to Scotland - A nonsense Parody, Shirley

Brooks
“Greet na mair, ma sonsie lassie,' a Nonsense

Parody. Judy, 1884 ...
A history of the Burns Festival at the Crystal

Palace, January 25, 1859
Prize Poem in honour of Burns, I a Craig...
Rival Rhymes in honour of Burns, Samuel Lover...
Gang wi' me to Lixmaleerie
Poems on Burns, William Cadenhead, 1885

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Sir Robert came down on the Corn Laws so bold.
The Russian came down like a thief in the night,
The Blizzard came down like a thousand of brick,
The Belgravians came down on the Queen in her
hold, Jon Duan...

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Miss Pussy jumped down, Don Diego

202
The Diplomats came like a wolf on the fold, Truth 203
The Yankee came down with long Fred on his
back, Punch, 1881

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All the papers came down (on melting the Statue
of the Duke of Wellington), Truth

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The Tories came forth in their pride, Alick Sinclair,
The Weekly Dispatch, 1884

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The Premier came down to the House as of old,
C. Rens, The Weekly Dispatch. 1886

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Great Gladstone came down his new Bill to un-
fold, F. B. Doveton, 1886

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“Dan O'Connell came down,” The Spirit of the
Age Newspaper, 1828 ...

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Belasco came down like a bruiser so bold

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To THOMAS MOORE-
• My boat is on the Shore"

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“My cab is at the door." The National Omnibus 208
“My cab is at the door," Punch, 1846

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My boat has run ashore," Punch, 1875.

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A Farewell to Jenny Lind, Punch, 1848
CHILDE HAROLD'S PILGRIMAGEM
Adieu, adieu ! my native shore"

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Adieu, adieu ! place once so sure,”

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· Adoo ! adoo ! my fav'rite scheme," Punch, 1846 209
There was a sound of revelry by night

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There was a sound that ceased not (on the Rail-

way Panic), Our Iron Roads, F. S. Williams...
Waterloo at Astley's Theatre, Cruikshank's Comic

Almanack, 1846
The Battle of the Opera, Punch. 1849
There was a sound of orat'ry by night
There was a clash of Billiard balls, A. H. Smith...
Stop; for your tread is on a Poet's dust! (on
Henry Irving as Othello), Figaro, 1876

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London's Inferno, Truth, 1884

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Childe Snobsun's Pilgrimage, Punch, 1842

Childe Chappie's Pilgrimage, by E. J. Milliken...
DARKNESS-
** I had a dream, which was not all a dream”

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“I had a hat-it was not all a hat"

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“I had a dream"

(On Smoking) The Spirit of the
Age, 1828

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'Tis TIME THIS HEART SHOULD BE UNMOVED

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'Tis time that I should be removed, Punch's
Pocket Book, 1856

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Lord Byron's Marriage

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FARE THEE WELL!
Yes, farewell ; farewell for ever

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And fare Thee well, too-if, for ever

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Fare thee well ! Lyrics and Lays, 1867

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Mrs. Harriet Beecher Stowe's Article on Byron... 207
The Un-true Story, dedicated to Mrs. Stowe
“Know ye the land where the Novelists blurt

all,” Walter Parke, Punch and Judy, 1870 .. 208
To Inez. “Nay, smile not at my garments now,”
Phæbe Carey

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“I stood in Venice, on the Bridge of Sighs 213
Venice Unpreserved, Punch, 1881...

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Practical Venice, Punch, 1882

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“Roll on-thou drunk and dark blue peeler" 214
There is pleasure in a cask of wood, Hugh Cayley 214
Arcades Ambo, C. S. Calverley, Fly Leaves, 1878 214
Beer, C. S. Calverley...

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The Guerilla, James Hogg, The Poetic Mirror 215
The Last Canto of Childe Harold ...

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The First Kiss of Love

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The Maiden I love, P.F.T.

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WELL! THOU ART HAPPY

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To Mary. Phæbe Carey's Poems and Parodies, 1854 191
MAID OF ATHENS, 1810 ...

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Anticipation in “ The Monthly Mirror,” 1799.
“ I conjure thee to love me, Sophia”

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Polka mou sas Agapo, Punch, 1844

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Pay, oh ! Pay us what you owe, Punch, 1847 192
Man of Mammon, e'er we part

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People's William ! do not start, Truth, 1877 193
Maid of Athens ! ere we start, Punch, 1878

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Maid of Clapham ! ere I part, Jon Duan ...

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Made of Something ! ere we part, Free Press
Flashes, 1882

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Made of Something ! (Zoedone) Punch, 1880 194
Calfs Heart, “Maid of all work, as a part, 194
Madame Rachel ! ere we smash, Judy, 1868

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Unkind Missis ! e'er the day, Grins and Groans... 194
Maid of Ganges ! thou that art, The Etonian, 1884 195
Maid of all work! we must part

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Joe, my Joseph ! ere we part, St. James's Gazette 195
I WOULD I WERE A CARELESS Child.

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The old Fogey's Lament, Funny Folks

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NAPOLEON'S FAREWELL

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The Bohemian's Farewell

, Worthy a Crown? 1876 196
The spell is broken, Judy 1880

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War Song of the Radical Philhellene, The
Saturday Review, 1886...

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ENIGMA ON THE LETTER H. (Ascribed to Byron.)
"'Twas whispered in Heaven”

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“I dwells in the Herth,Henry Mayhew

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The Letter H. his petition, and a reply

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The Petition of the Letter W. to Londoners, and

a reply
A Riddle on the letter U
Lord Byron's ADDRESS, spoken at the opening of
Drury Lane Theatre, October 1812 ...

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Cui Bono ? from the Rejected Addresses, H. and
7. Smith

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The Genuine Rejected Addresses ...
THE DESTRUCTION OF SENNACHERIB.

The Assyrian came down like the wolf on the fold
The Destruction of the Aldermen, Punch, 1841 ...

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Lord Byron-continued. The GIAOUR“He who hath bent him o'er the dead"

215 “He that hath gazed upon this head," The Gownsman, 1830

216 " He that hath bent him o'er a goose," The Gossip, 1821

216 “He who hath bent him o'er the bed," Beauty and the Beast, 1843

216 " He that don't always bend his head, Punch, 1847 216 He who hath looked with aching head"

216 THE BRIDE OF ABYDOSKnow ye the Land ?...

217 Know'st thou the land ? Thomas Carlyle

217 Know ye the land where the leaf of the myrtle? 217 Know ye the town of the turkey and turtle ? 217 Know ye the house in whicl: Vestris and Nisbett? 217 Know'st thou the land where the kangaroos bound? 217 Know ye the house where the Whigs and the Tories ? Punch. 1842 ...

217 Where ye the scene where the clerks and the

tailors ? Punch, 1844 Know ye the loss of the beautiful turtles ? Know ye the land where the hot toast and muffin ? 218 Know ye the town where policemen and navvies ? Know ye the stream where the cesspool and sewer ? 218 Know'st thou the spot where the venison and turtle? Diogenes. 1853...

218 Know ye the Inn where the laurel and Myrtle? 219 Know'st thou the land (of Greece)? Shirley Bronks, 1854

219 Know you the lady who does’nt like turtle? Shirley .. Brooks, 1856

219 know ye the land of molasses and rum ? ... 219 Know ye the Hall where the birch and the myrtle? 220 0, know you the land where the cheese tree grows? Know'st thou the land where the hardy green

thistle? An Address to Lord Byron...
Know ye the land where the novelists blurt all?
Walter Parke 1870

208 Know ye the place where they press and they

hurtle ? Jon Duan, 1874
Is it where the cabbage grows so fast ?
Know ye the land of reeds and of rushes ?...
They stood upon his nose's bridge of size. Lays of

Modern Oxford, 1874...
PRISONER OF CHILLON.-Snowed up.
SUBLIME TOBACCO! which from East to West

279 Sublime Potatoes; that from Antrim's shore. 279 Cabul, September, 1879. In imitation of the Siege

of Corinth. The World, 1879 The Civic Mazeppa, Punch, 1844 Mazeppa Travestied. 1820

279 DON JUAN—

« Bob Southey! you're a poet
“Ben Dizzy ! you're a humbug,” Jon Duan
The isles of Greece, the isles of Greece
The Isle of Eels ! the Isle of Eels, Punch, 1844 223
The Smiles of Peace, Shirley Brooks, 1856

223 The Wines of Greece, Punch, 1865

224 The Ills of Greece Punch, 1879

224 The Claims of Greece, G. A. Sala

224 The aisles of Rome, Jon Duan. 1874

224 The Isles decrease. Faust and Phisto, 1876

225 The Claims of Greece, Punch, 1881

225 The Town of Nice, Herm Merivale, 1883 225 'The Smiles of Peace, Funny Folks, 1885... 225 The Liberal Seats, Pall Mall Gazette, 1886 The Fields of Tothill; a Fragment

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Thomas Campbell.
LORD ULLIN'S DAUGHTER

Sir Robert's Bill. Protectionist Parodies,
John Thompson's Daughter, Phæbe Carey, 1854
Lambeth Ferry
The New Lord Ullin's Daughter
“ In London when the funds are low," Coronation

Lays, 1831 “To London 'ere the sun is low," Hyde Parker HOHENLINDEN

Bannockburn, Archie Aliquis, 1825
The Battle of Peas-Hill, from The Gradus ad

Cantabrigiam, 1824
Jenny-Linden, Punch, 1847...
The Bal-Masqué at Crockford's-The Man in the

Moon
Row-in-London, The Puppet Show, 1848...
The Battle of the Boulevard, W. E. Aytoun
Hohen-London, Punch, 1851
Swindon Station
Hotel Swindling, Diogenes, 1853 .
The Battle of Bull-Run
“At Seacliff, when the time passed slow," College

Rhymes, 1861, L. E. S...
“At Belton, ere the twilight grew

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“At Oxford when my funds were low,” Lays of

Modern Oxford, 1874 ...
At Prince's when the sun is low, 1876
The Tay Bridge Disaster, F. B. Doveton, 1880
“ In Erin where the Praties grow," J. M. Lowry
Hohenlinden, Latin translations of
The Tay Bridge Disaster, J. F. Baird

L. Beck.
The Lawn Tennis Match, F. B. Doveton...
The Soldier's DREAM
“We were wet as the deuce," Punch 1853
The Boat Race: “We had stripped off our coats,'

Lays of Modern Oxford, 1874...
The Tory Premier's Dream, Funny Folks, 1880 ..

The Fatal Gallopade, The Comic Magazine, 1834 LOCHIEL'S WARNING 1879, its glory and its shame. Prize Poem. The

World. 1880, Goymour Cuthbert “Old year, old year, I'm glad of the day" “Chieftain, 0, Chieftain, lament for the year" "Old women ! old women ! prepare for the day,”

J. H. Wheeler “O, Cecil ! O, Cecil! beware of the day," James

Robinson
O, Salisbury, Salisbury, beware of the day,'

Albert Otley
O, Tories ! O. Tories ! beware of the day

The Student's Warning, 1838
YE MARINERS OF ENGLAND

Ye Kite-flyers of Scotland, Thomas Love Peacock
Young gentlemen of England, Punch, 1844
Ye Peasantry of England, Punch, 1845
Ye Constables of London, Puppet Show, 1848
Ye Ship builders of England, Punch, 1849
Ye Subalterns in England Punch, 1854
Ye Clergymen of England, Punch, 1856
March, March, Make-rags of Borrowdale, T. L.

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