Author: Anon [G. D.]
Published: 20 November 1830
Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)
A full copy of this poem is available.
This short poem begins with the Duke of Wellington, the leader of the Tory party, expressing that he does not see why the people want franchise reform. The speaker then responds stating that while the current system works for the few, it 'works' the people.