Broadside Ballads Online

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Publish'd Septr. 20, 1806, by Laurie and Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London


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Ballad - Roud Number: V7517

Title: Five miles off, or The finger post

First Line: Yea! I fell in the pit of love

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Performers:  Liston, Mr.

Performance Locations:  Haymarket Theatre


IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
46C11: Road, path
25I28: Outskirts of village
46C1161: Signpost
41D212: Coat, cape


Shelfmark: Harding B 10(73)

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