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A Hymn To The Mob

Auhtor: Daniel Defoe

Language: english

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Review by Dr. Bojan Tunguz, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Hymn To The Mob':

A Hymn To The Mob by Daniel Defoe. By Dyet Cortez States And Sanhedrins Of Men They re All But Thy Great Representatives In Whom Thy Greater Self Survives Meer Rabble Drawn In Miniature Whose Bus ness tis Thy Plagues To Cure.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Hymn To The Mob':


... Tribe, And does the First Great Croud describe A Few mark'd down for Genealogy, But Sons and Daughters ...
... thee, Vile Usurpation on thy Right, Back'd with that wicked Thing call'd Might! This all was thine, ...
... Thus Senates, and Assemblies of the State, Who formally usurp the Judgment-Seat Thy Flesh and Bone out of thy Loins ...
... derive, And when they dye in thee, in thee they still revive. The Greatest HERO cringes to thy Name, The Breath ...
... Throat From the Leud Press 'tis labour'd o're again, THY mighty Approbation to obtain. When Froward Lords make Long ...
... For Legal Bounds make Liberty, The greatest Freedom Mankind e'er obtain'd, Is to be but from Doing ill restrain'd ...
... beware the State Besides this Madness is of such a Kind, It leaves all Common Lunacy behind Possest with willful ...
... requires, When Justice dies all Government expires For Government's a Glorious Birth, Conceiv'd in Heav'n ...
... For there's, no Doubt, a Juncture, when Nations go mad as well as Men And were our Satyr more thy ...
... as well as Private Men And e're with Modern Crimes we taint her Name, Let us do Justice to her Ancient Fame First, ...
... Athenian Mob Opinion-wise, The Preaching, and the Preacher too, despise Philosophy, too Learned to digest The Sacred Myst'ries, ...
... this before The First mob'd God Himself, to bring Themselves in Slavery to a King And were the First in Spight ...
... his grand Complaint, And Legal Bonds his most abhorr'd Restraint And thus to rise, is in the truest Sense, To ...
... just Restraint despise Excess of Rage deprives thee of thy Wits, Raises thy Vapours, throws thee into Fits Boundless thy ...
... have we been undone for these When Knaves and Fools espouse their Cause, And play our Liberties against our Laws ...
... Fury in their Looks, They seize th' Avenues to the Books, Insult the Voters, fright Men from the Poll, If possible, ...
... To interrupt their Business, or their Rest. But when the Devil was unhous'd, His Tether lengthen'd, or his Fetters ...
... You may call Mid-night back to Noon, Invert the Chariot of the Sun, Bid Fire cease to burn, or Winds to blow, ...
... Sure some New Frenzy has possess'd our Brains, For Nations may, when strong Delusion reigns, As Women long for Poyson, long for Chains. ...
... became famous for interpreting dreams and rose to become one of the most important figures in the court.Daniel Defoe : Augusta TriumphansAugusta ...