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1806.3 - "An Excellent New Ballad Entitled and Called The Bed of Roses"

September, 2004

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1806.3
An Excellent New Ballad
Entitled and Called
The Bed of Roses

Anon
The Morning Chronicle (April 8, 1806) [1]

BILLY PITT strips the skin from our bones,
    And brings to the grindstone our noses,
CASTLEREAGH puts us kindly to bed,
    And tells us our bed is of Roses.

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Broadside Version: Annotations - "The Devil's Walk" by Percy Bysshe Shelley

September, 1997

Annotations (Broadside Version)


The following notes, which relate The Devil's Walk, A Ballad to its cultural and textual histories, include discussion of all our departures from our copy-text: 1812.

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