Our Poems on Soundcloud

These poems were all first printed in the Sheffield Register in 1793-94. They are performed in these recordings by Dr Adam James Smith. The recording was produced and edited by Dr Graham McElearney. The project at large is researched and curated by Dr Adam James Smith and directed by Dr Hamish Mathison.

The Repository of Genius: Poems of Protest from 18th-Century Sheffield (1793-94) – Playlist

A Loyal Song to the Tars of Old England

No Libel to Think

On the Effects of GoldĀ 

The Bull; A Simile Addressed to John Bull

The Observations of a Swine

The Ox Over Driven; An Original Fable

The Statesman’s Soliloquy

The Slave Trade


Follow us on Twitter: @18C_ShefProtest
Find us on Facebook: /PrintProtestPoetry

Leave a comment in our guestbook!