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Imprinted at London by G. Eld. 1623


Ballad - Roud Number: V24662

Title: The dismall day, at the Black-fryers. Or A deplorable elegie, on the death of almost an hundred persons, who were lamentably slain by the fall of a house in the Blacke-fryers

First Line: From the vast chaos of distempre'd mindes

Authors:  Rhodes, Mathew


IconClass Codes:
23A1: Father Time, man with wings and scythe
31F26(+3): Death as skeleton (+ Death with bow and arrow)
23U24: Clock
31F1: Symbols of Death


Shelfmark: Firth c.23(30)

Notes:  Photograph of the Society of Antiquaries copy.

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