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British War Poetry in the Age of Romanticism 1793-1815, by Betty T. Bennet, Edited by Orianne Smith

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1814.8
The Good Old Times
Anon
The Morning Chronicle (June 13, 1814)

'Tis past[1]—War drops his crimson lance;
    The BOURBONS mount the Throne,
And re-assume their Spain and France,
    To rule by Love alone,
Resolv'd to prove that France and Spain
    Have better'd their condition,
One bids the Slave Trade thrive again,
    And one the Inquisition.


Notes

1. This refers to the first peace treaty between France and the Allies, the Treaty of Paris, May 30, 1814.

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September 2004

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