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A Hare-Um Scare-Um Lay

1867-8: Representation of the People Acts

Author: Anon

Publication: Paisley Herald and Renfrewshire Advertiser

Published: 23 November 1867

Place of publication: Paisley, Scotland

Publication type: Newspaper/Periodical

Featured individuals:
H.E.C. Ewing (1802-1887)

No full copy of this poem is available.

This poem has a set tune, and its title is:
(To an Oriental Air.).

Archive/Library: Paisley Central Library

This poem anticipates others from Paisley relating to the 1868 general election and follows a common theme in poems after 1832 whereby former reformers are corrupted by power.