The Political Songs of England (Classic Reprint)

The Political Songs of England (Classic Reprint)

by Thomas Wright

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/09/2018

Excerpt from The Political Songs of England Few historical documents are more interesting or important than the contemporary Songs in which the political partizan satirised his opponents and stirred up the courage of his friends, or in which the people exulted over victories gained abroad against their enemies or at home against their oppressors, or la mented over evil counsels and national calamities. Yet, though a few specimens have been published from time to time in collections of miscellaneous poetry, such as those of Percy and Ritson, and have never failed to attract attention; no book specially devoted to ancient Political Songs has yet appeared.

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