Broadside Ballads Online

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C. Paul, Printer, 18, Great Saint Andrew Street, Broad Street, Bloomsbury


With: Drunkard's catechism


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2856

Title: The drunkard's looking glass

First Line: What will a drunkard do for ale?

Notes:  Preceded by: The drunkard's catechism

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1153

Title: The drunkard's farewell to his folly

First Line: Farewell landlords, farewell jerry

Themes:  Drunkenness


IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41A33: Window
41C5(+2): Celebration meal, feast, banquet (+ toast at meal, banquet)
46A21: Contrast between rich and poor
46A33: Charitable works
44D4: Official; civil servant; functionary (in general)
41D241: Clothes for official occasions
41A13: Edifice, e.g.: public building, department store
44G314: Workhouse, penal camp, penitentiary, chain gang
33B32: Kicking
46A151: Beggar
31A4153: Crutches


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 649

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