The Gretna Green Blacksmith Defyeth Lord Campbell
Railways, Telegraphy, Supernaturalism
An attack on the 'Marriage Bill' of the Lord Chancellor John Campbell (1st Baron Campbell). The bill's author, represented as a Scottish blacksmith, complains, 'Such awfu' dreams I see, / Ghaists o'post-chays, whom railway days / Lang syne has doomed to dee'.
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