The Chartist Circular (Chartist)

An unstamped weekly (28 September 1839 – 9 July 1842), one of the most popular Chartist publications, published in Glasgow by the Universal Suffrage Committee for Scotland, and aimed at a lower and middle-class readership.

Years in which poems were published in this periodical

Poems appearing in this periodical

Total poems: 152
Poem title Poet(s) Date Vol etc. Transcribed? id #
Ode to Labour. (From Tait’s Magazine) An Industrious Englishman 1839-10-12 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 3, Page 12 yes 1
Song to the Men of England Shelley, Percy Bysshe 1839-10-19 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 4, Page 16 no 2
To My Country: Appealing Against a Prolonged Usurpation of a Faction 1839-10-19 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 4, Page 16 no 3231
The Debt;—A Pathetic Ballad John Bull (pseudonym) 1839-10-26 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 5, Page 20 no 3
Prospects of Britain Author of “Poland” 1839-11-02 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 6, Page 24 no 4
Ode to Tyrants Wolcot, John 1839-11-09 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 7, Page 28 no 5
On the Might of Right G. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1839-11-16 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 8, Page 32 no 6
Disgrace to the man who would still repress 1839-11-23 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 9, Page 36 no 7
An English Workman’s Address to England E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1839-12-07 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 11, Page 44 no 8
Songs for the People No. II Donald, George (1800-1851) 1839-12-14 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 12, Page 48 no 9
Do Kings or Nobles Care For Us? 1839-12-21 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 13, Page 52 no 10
The Many and the Few. An Appeal for the Right E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1839-12-28 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 14, Page 56 no 11
Songs for the People. No. III Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-01-04 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 15, Page 60 yes 12
Songs for the People. No. IV Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-01-11 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 16, Page 64 yes 13
The Age of Harmony Thomson, William 1840-01-18 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 17, Page 68 yes 14
Songs for the People. No. V Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-01-25 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 18, Page 72 yes 15
Harry Brougham Teufelsdrockh (pseudonym) 1840-02-01 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 19, Page 76 yes 16
For the Chartists—A New Song. I Hae a Cot, a Wee Kail-Yard Symons, Jelinger Cookson 1840-02-08 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 20, Page 80 yes 20
A Song for the Millions E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-02-15 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 21, Page 84 yes 21
The Selfish, Tyrannical Whig 1840-02-22 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 22, Page 88 yes 22
Songs for the People.—No. VI Donald, George (1800-1851) 1840-02-29 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 23, Page 92 yes 23
Song. Wallace, Knight of Elderslie 1840-03-07 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 24, Page 100 yes 24
Unenfranchised Southey, Robert 1840-03-14 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 25, Page 104 yes 7914
The Press Elliott, Ebenezer 1840-03-14 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 25, Page 104 yes 25
The Emigrant’s Farewell E. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-03-21 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 26, Page 108 yes 26
Hymns for the Unenfranchised Linton, William James 1840-03-28 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 27, Page 112 yes 27
Song McDouall, Peter Murray (also McDowall) 1840-04-04 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 28, Page 116 yes 28
Scotland’s Laurels—a Song S. W. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-04-11 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 29, Page 120 yes 29
The Vision of Famine. Part I Mitchell, John 1840-04-18 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 30, Page 124 yes 1976
The Vision of Famine. Part Second Mitchell, John 1840-04-25 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 31, Page 128 yes 1977
The Hero Nicoll, Robert 1840-05-02 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 32, Page 132 yes 30
Fragmentary Stanzas S. (The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-09 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 33, Page 136 yes 31
Song, Hurrah for the Charter H. M’D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-16 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 34, Page 140 yes 33
Song, The Scottish Emigrant’s Farewell H. M’D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-16 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 34, Page 140 yes 32
Whig Malignity. A Simile Argus (pseudonym) 1840-05-23 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 35, Page 144 yes 34
On Poland W. M. S. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-05-30 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 36, Page 148 yes 35
The Black and the White Slave 1840-06-07 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 37, Page 152 yes 36
Stanzas, Suggested by a Conversation with a Friend, On the Battle of Bannockburn J. M’C. Junr. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-06-13 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 38, Page 156 yes 37
Song M’Douall, W. 1840-06-20 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 39, Page 160 yes 38
The Land of Freedom Arbington (Dr. Arbington) 1840-06-27 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 40, Page 164 yes 39
Land of Kings and Queens 1840-07-04 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 41, Page 168 yes 40
The Poor Man’s Wedding 1840-07-11 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 42, Page 172 yes 41
Liberty’s Tree Allan, Robert 1840-07-18 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 43, Page 176 yes 42
The League of Crime Mitchell, John 1840-07-25 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 44, Page 180 yes 43
The King of the Radical Islands. Written a little after the death of George IV King, James 1840-08-08 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 46, Page 168 yes 44
My Scottish Boy C. F. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1840-08-15 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 47, Page 192 yes 45
Invocation to the Memory of Sir William Wallace Argus (pseudonym) 1840-08-22 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 48, Page 196 yes 46
Questions from the Loom Davlin, Charles 1840-08-29 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 49, Page 200 yes 47
Scotland’s Song of Liberty, to William Lovett, John Collins, and Dr P. M. M’Douall, On their liberation from the Prisons of England, July and August, 1840 Polin, Edward 1840-09-05 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 50, Page 204 yes 1184
“Give Us this Day our Daily Bread” Binns, George 1840-09-12 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 51, Page 208 yes 49
The Auld State Kirk. New Song 1840-09-19 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 52, Page 212 yes 50
The Battle Field Allan, Robert 1840-09-19 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 52, Page 212 yes 51
A Voice from Beverley Peddie, Robert 1840-09-26 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 53, Page 216 yes 52
Stanzas Cook, Eliza 1840-10-03 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 54, Page 220 yes 53
The Freeman and the Slave Polin, Edward 1840-10-10 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 55, Page 224 yes 54
Touch not that Sword King, James 1840-10-17 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 56, Page 228 yes 55
The Complaints of the Poor Southey, Robert 1840-10-24 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 57, Page 232 yes 56
The March of Intellect McQueen, Thomas (also MacQueen) 1840-10-31 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 58, Page 236 yes 57
The Marseillaise Hymn Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph 1840-11-07 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 59, Page 240 yes 58
The Spirit of the Times Holland, John 1840-11-14 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 60, Page 244 yes 59
The Toilers’ Homes of England Polin, Edward 1840-11-21 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 61, Page 248 yes 60
To the Memory of John Tait, Late Editor of the Liberator. Written at his Grave in the Necropolis, Glasgow Brown, William 1840-11-28 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 62, Page 252 yes 61
The White Slave’s Murmurs Whitelocke, Samuel 1840-12-05 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 63, Page 258 yes 62
Address to the Enslaved Millions Polin, Edward 1840-12-12 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 64, Page 262 yes 63
The Poor of the City 1840-12-19 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 65, Page 266 yes 64
“A Voice from Beverley.” No. II Peddie, Robert 1840-12-26 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 66, Page 280 yes 65
Hymn of the Bread-Taxed Elliott, Ebenezer 1841-01-02 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 67, Page 284 no 77
The Fine Old Man Hilse (pseudonym) 1841-01-09 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 68, Page 288 no 78
The Patriot’s Grave. Suggested on Visiting the Tomb Where Andrew Hardie is Interred Lemon, J. 1841-01-16 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 69, Page 292 no 79
A Glorious Victory! Southey, Robert 1841-01-23 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 70, Page 296 no 80
The Year of our Redemption Mitchell, John 1841-01-30 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 71, Page 300 no 81
There’s a Hum Through the Land Villiers Sankey, William 1841-01-30 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 71, Page 300 no 82
The Drunkard’s Dream J. C. (poet; Chartist Circular) 1841-02-06 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 72, Page 304 no 83
On Taste Elliott, Ebenezer 1841-02-13 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 73, Page 308 no 84
The Polish Chef 1841-02-13 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 73, Page 308 no 85
Stanzas, Addressed to the French Nation Adams, Henry Gardiner 1841-02-20 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 74, Page 312 no 86
The Requiem Craig, Robert 1841-02-27 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 75, Page 316 no 87
On the Birth of the Princess Royal 21st November, 1840 J. C. (poet; Chartist Circular) 1841-03-06 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 76, Page 320 no 88
Hardie’s Last Letter to His Sweetheart. (Inserted by particular request) 1841-03-13 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 77, Page 324 no 90
Spirits of the Mighty Dead Beith, R. 1841-03-13 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 77, Page 324 no 89
Thoughts by Moonlight, A Simile La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-03-20 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 78, Page 328 no 92
The Past—The Present—The Future. A Prophecy Argus (pseudonym) 1841-03-20 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 78, Page 328 no 91
Adams and Jefferson 1841-03-27 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 79, Page 332 no 93
Ode to Freedom, For the Fourth of July, the Anniversary of American Independence Friese, J. 1841-04-03 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 80, Page 340 no 94
The Island Queen Watson, Robert 1841-04-10 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 81, Page 344 no 95
No King or Peer for me Polin, Edward 1841-04-17 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 82, Page 348 no 96
The Auld Man’s Prayer Polin, Edward 1841-04-24 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 83, Page 352 no 97
Liberty! Universal Liberty! Argus (pseudonym) 1841-05-01 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 84, Page 356 no 98
Invocation to the Unenfranchised Polin, Edward 1841-05-08 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 85, Page 360 no 99
The Dirge of Wallace Campbell, Thomas 1841-05-15 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 86, Page 364 no 100
Poland 1841-05-22 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 87, Page 368 no 101
The Captive’s Dream Aitken, William 1841-05-29 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 88, Page 372 no 102
The Poor Man’s Song 1841-06-05 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 89, Page 376 no 103
Consolatory Verses J. S. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-06-12 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 90, Page 380 no 104
Alexander the Great 1841-06-19 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 91, Page 384 no 105
Stanzas. Containing an exact and literal account of the behaviour and fate of ABRAHAM ISAACS, of Ivy-lane, who died of excessive brandy 1841-06-26 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 92, Page 388 no 106
The Movement Argus (pseudonym) 1841-07-03 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 93, Page 392 no 107
One word for Louis Philippe, Crown-craft, and Royalty Argus (pseudonym) 1841-07-03 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 93, Page 392 no 108
Song 1841-07-10 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 94, Page 396 no 109
The Working Bee Wright, David 1841-07-17 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 95, Page 400 no 110
Fragment. (For the “Chartists’ Circular”) J. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-07-24 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 96, Page 404 no 111
The Honest Working Man. A Character La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-07-31 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 97, Page 408 no 112
The Land of the Brave and the Free! La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-08-07 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 98, Page 412 no 113
A Little Hymn, For Little Republicans Argus (pseudonym) 1841-08-14 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 99, Page 416 no 114
Lines to a Little Republican Argus (pseudonym) 1841-08-21 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 100, Page 420 no 115
Labour Song Syme, James 1841-08-28 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 101, Page 424 no 116
A Prayer of the Afflicted J. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-09-04 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 102, Page 428 no 117
Britons Dare be Free J. D. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-09-11 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 103, Page 432 no 118
The Old Maid’s Scarf La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-09-18 The Chartist Circular Volume 1, Issue 104, Page 436 no 119
A Democratic Republican’s Vision. Addressed to “Argus” Syme, James 1841-09-25 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 105, Page 440 no 120
The People’s Petition Z. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-10-02 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 106, Page 444 no 121
Elegy on the Death of J. F. Cavanagh, Bridgeton Donald, George (1800-1851) 1841-10-09 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 108, Page 448 no 122
The Bible Barton, Bernard 1841-10-16 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 108, Page 452 no 123
Lines to the Memory of Robert Johnston, Bridgeton Donald, George (1800-1851) 1841-10-23 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 109, Page 456 no 124
The Conquerors. A Glance at History 1841-10-30 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 110, Page 460 no 125
Lines to a Mother La Mont, Elizabeth 1841-11-06 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 111, Page 464 no 126
Lines for the Educated. Addressed to Henry Brougham Argus (pseudonym) 1841-11-13 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 112, Page 467 no 127
Here’s Health beloved Erin, to thee! [Sung at a Soiree given in honour of Father Matthews, by the Author] 1841-11-13 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 112, Page 468 no 128
War Polin, Edward 1841-11-20 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 113, Page 471 no 129
The Future Polin, Edward 1841-11-20 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 113, Page 471 no 9816
The Proscribed Gillespie, Thomas (Chartist poet) 1841-11-20 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 113, Page 472 no 130
Receiving Charity Ora (pseudonym) 1841-12-04 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 115, Page 480 no 132
No Work 1841-12-04 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 115, Page 480 no 131
Punch’s Paean to the Princelet 1841-12-11 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 116, Page 484 no 133
The Honest Petition of certain Members of the Independent Kirk of Scotland 1841-12-18 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 117, Page 488 no 134
The Poor Man’s Lot J. H. C. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1841-12-25 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 118, Page 492 no 135
Lucy’s Wee Cot, or the Expelled Gillespie, Thomas (Chartist poet) 1842-01-08 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 120, Page 500 no 1185
The Common Foe Polin, Edward 1842-01-15 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 121, Page 504 no 137
The Patriot Soldier 1842-01-22 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 122, Page 508 no 138
The Weaver’s Dream N. K. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-02-05 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 124, Page 516 no 139
Address to Tyrants A. M’K. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-02-26 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 127, Page 528 no 140
On the Mind 1842-03-05 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 128, Page 523 no 9818
On Religion 1842-03-05 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 128, Page 523 no 9817
To a Sleeping Infant 1842-03-05 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 128, Page 523 yes 141
The Sliding Scale. (A melancholy song, to an auld tune) 1842-03-19 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 130, Page 540 no 144
Song of a Patriot Peacock, John 1842-03-26 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 131, Page 544 no 145
The Factory Child 1842-04-02 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 132, Page 548 yes 146
An Old Man’s Lament C. (The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-09 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 133, Page 552 no 147
The Exile’s Song J. A. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-16 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 134, Page 556 no 148
Our Common Land Cook, Eliza 1842-04-23 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 135, Page 560 no 149
To the Corn Lords 1842-04-23 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 135, Page 560 no 9819
An Appeal to Scotchmen. (Occasioned by seeing the procession of the Unemployed Operatives of Glasgow, last Friday week) R. S. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-30 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 136, Page 564 no 151
A Voice to the People J. P. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-04-30 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 136, Page 564 no 152
Friendship and War A. R. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-05-07 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 137, Page 568 no 153
The Poor Man’s Song Boyle, J. 1842-05-14 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 138, Page 572 no 154
The Income Tax—A Song 1842-05-21 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 139, Page 576 no 155
Past and Present Donald, George (1800-1851) 1842-05-28 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 140, Page 580 no 156
Song 1842-06-04 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 141, Page 584 no 157
Slaved Britannia A. M’L. (poet; The Chartist Circular) 1842-06-11 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 142, Page 588 no 158
Thomas Muir’s Farewell To His Native Land 1842-06-18 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 143, Page 592 no 159
Song of the Chartist Emigrant Anderson, John (Chartist) 1842-06-25 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 144, Page 596 yes 3228
Remonstrance of the Lowly 1842-07-02 The Chartist Circular Volume 2, Issue 145, Page 600 no 3227