Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1671 and 1704


Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guiltspur-street, without Newgate


Ballad - Roud Number: V9322

Title: Charons kindness, or, The languishing lass releas'd from her sorrowful destiny

First Line: As I was ranging the forrest of fancy

Tune: Charon make haste etc


ESTC: R232962

Themes:  Unrequited love

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E141: Coffin
92D1521: Cupid shooting a dart
33C971: Lovesick lover

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
31A2711(+74): Walking (+ four persons)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
93E3: Charon, the ferryman

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q21: One person praying
31AA233: Kneeling figure - AA - female human figure
31AA2522: Postures and gestures of arms and hands - AA - both arms or hands


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(41b)

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