A proclamation. Now godlike Mars he calls to arms, To wanton in sweet beauty's charms; Bound to the soft Idalian grove, To storm and take the isle of love. Captain Dasher, ... now beating up for recruits in this court of Venus, ... will give the highest bounty to a few plump, ... virgins, ... Also, a few well-made, vigorous striplings, fit to engage in warm action, ...
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A mock proclamation, with the royal arms at the head, flanked by the letters "G R".
The text was reprinted in the [Cork?] periodical 'The Rover' for February, 1796.
Captain Dasher = Lieutenant Carter?.
Physical description: 1 sheet ; 1/4⁰.
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|Cork 1795-6(1)||Manuscripts Reading Room Special Access||Dix|