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A Capital New Song

1832: Representation of the People Acts

This poem warns voters not to vote Tory, even for those Tories that now claim to support parliamentary reform (following the passing of the bill).  The poem states that Tories will try to bribe voters in various ways and reminds them that Tories have faught all of their lives 'Against you'.  Although the poem states that reformers are 'wonderful rife', it does give credit to the architects of reform.