Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

  • Cruikshank, George
  • Cruikshank, Robert



Published, the 20th October, 1815, By J. Whittle and R. H. Laurie, No. 53, Fleet Street, London


Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

Series Identifier:



Ballad - Roud Number: V18973

Title: Irish hospitality

First Line: Assist me, ye lads, who have hearts free from guile

Tune: Town and country

Performers:  Incledon, Charles Benjamin, 1763-1826

Themes:  IrelandDrinking


IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41A33: Window
41C7111: Glass of wine
41B2141: Chimney-piece, mantelpiece
41B313: Candlestick
41C7112: Bottle of wine
23U24: Clock
31B62321(+81): Laughing (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41C7441: Snuff-box
92L1: (story of) Bacchus (Dionysus), Liber
25G21(NUTS): Fruits: nuts


Shelfmark: Harding B 10(10)

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