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Piers and Pillars

1884: Representation of the People Act

Author: Anon

Publication: The Bailie

Published: 17 September 1884

Place of publication: Glasgow, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

No full copy of this poem is available.

Archive/Library: Glasgow University Library
Classmark(s): Hard copy
Pages(s): 10

This poem warns that freedom may be compromised by attacking the Peers; the poem compares the attempt to take down the House of Lords to Samson, who was killed as he pulled the pillars down.