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Fare-Thee-Well! William Ewart Gladstone

1884: Representation of the People Act

Author: Anon [E.]

Publication: West Lothian Courier

Published: 27 September 1884

Place of publication: Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
William Ewart Gladstone (1809-1898)

A full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: West Lothian Local History Library
Pages(s): 4

A paean to the hero, the 'Grand Old Man' ie Gladstone. In eleven 4-line stanzas, the author sings the praises of Gladstone, speaking of him in Scotland but wishing him well as he goes home to continue the fight for the people's rights.