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"We are Seven"

1884: Representation of the People Act

Author: Anon

Publication: The Bailie

Published: 10 December 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): 3

This poem compares Glasgow to Rome - cities built on seven hills.  The poem's meaning and grammar are obscure but the suggestion appears to be that, for the Tories, the Franchise Bill will be the equivalent to the fall of Rome.