Four lines of verse at foot of sheet: He Would be a Soldier the sweet Willy O / The first of all Swains / That gladden'd the plains / All Nature obeyed him - the sweet Willy O!
Print shows Pitt, in uniform, as a soldier or volunteer, standing at attention in profile to the right, holding a bayoneted musket. He is grotesquely thin and elongated. Cf. George.