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[The fight is fought, the Bill is passed]

1832: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Aberdeen Journal, and General Advertiser for the North of Scotland

Published: 15 August 1832

Place of publication: Aberdeen, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

No full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Aberdeen University Library
Classmark(s): Microfilm
Pages(s): 4

This verse appears in a report on the 'Grand Reform Jubilee in Aberdeen', which was organised to celebrate the passing of the Reform Bill.  The report describes the flags of various trades that appeared at the procession.  We are not told which flag this verse appeared on, but the four lines are quoted: 'The fight is fought, the Bill is passed, / At liberty we smile; / Our foes are conquered at last, / Who thought us to beguile'.