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The Bill

1832: Representation of the People Acts

This poem is attributed to The Examiner, a London newspaper.  The poem lists various anti-reform politicians and notes that, despite their efforts, '"The Bill" shall pass'.  Among the various figures mentioned, on top of those noted: Hertford, Goulburn, Farnborough, Carnarvon, Newcastle, Trench, Orford, Falmouth, Dudley, Smithson, Rutland, Buckingham, Scarlett, and Howe.  The poem had also appeared in the Glasgow Chronicle a few days previously, 27-01-1832.