Atterbury, Luffman (1735-96)

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Atterbury, Luffman
(1735-96)

Items in the Atterbury, Luffman (1735-96) Collection

The political figures of the late 18th and early 19th centuries enjoyed no greater respect then than those of today; this catch lampoons the figure of the over-lubricated Squire seeking re-election. The story is too good to miss, so the arrangement…

Here we return to a familiar topic: drinking. The association with the less reputable catch is nowhere clearer than in this rollicking song extolling the virtues of convivial, alcohol-fuelled, song, and the reference to various Classical deities -…