David Owen Norris wants to know if anybody can identify this hymn parody; who wrote it, and of which original is it a parody. This is the first of six verses; I can send the remainder to anyone who is interested.
Ye who have hearts – aloud rejoice, For Oligarchy trembles Like boxes in a theatre – From shouts at Keans and Kembles. Rejoice aloud ! – rejoice aloud ! – For the Oligarchs must fall And the Christianized republic – be One universal all! ––