A garland of new songs : God save the King, Rule, Britannia, The jubilee, General Wolfe, The trumpet sounds a victory.
Bibliographic Citation:
A garland of new songs : God save the King, Rule, Britannia, The jubilee, General Wolfe, The trumpet sounds a victory. Newcastle upon Tyne : Printed by J. Marshall, [between 1800 and 1830]
Alternative Title:
God save the King.
Rule, Britannia.
The jubilee.
General Wolfe.
The trumpet sounds a victory.
Printed by J. Marshall, [between 1800 and 1830]
  • Undated. Date range from trading dates of J. Marshall, cf. The British book trade index WWW site.
  • Without music.
  • Title vignette.
  • First sentence of God save the King: "God save great George our King, Long live our noble King, God save the King!"
  • First sentence of Rule, Britannia: "When Britain first, at Heaven's command, Arose from out the azure main, This was the charter, the charter of the land, And guardian Angels sung this strain: Rule, Britannia, Britannia rules the waves, For Britons never will be slaves!"
  • First sentence of The jubilee: "Frae the Grampian hills will the Royal ear hear it, An' listen to Norman the Shepherd's plain tale; The north win' is blawing and gentle will bear it, Unvarnish'd and honest, o'er hill and o'er dale, When Lon'on reaches at court sire receive it, Like a tale you may read it, or like a sang sing, Poor Norman is easy, but you may believe it, I'm fifty years Shepherd, you're fifty a King!"
  • First sentence of General Wolfe: "How stands the glass around?"
  • First sentence of The trumpet sounds a victory: "He was fam'd for deeds of arms, She, a maid of envy'd charms; Now to him her love imparts, One pure flame pervades both hearts; Honour calls him to the field, Love to conquest now must yield; Sweet maid! he cries, again I'll come to thee, When the glad trumpet sounds a victory!"
  • Includes 1 woodcut.
  • Copy in McGill Library’s Rare Books and Special Collections: With: A garland of new songs : The bonny Scotch lad and his bonnet so blue, The blackbird, My sailor dear shall guard my pillow, Bundle of truths. Newcastle upon Tyne :Printed by J. Marshall, in the Old Flesh-market,[between 1800 and 1823?]. Bound together subsequent to publication. Uncut pages.
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text.chapbook.black and white, 16 cm.
Chapbook Category:
Song Books
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