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London: Printed and Published by C. Paul, 18, Gt. St. Andrew St., Broad St. Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V13729

Title: The beggar's lament

First Line: The beggars are ruined oh, dear, -- oh, dear

Subjects:  Times

Themes:  BeggarsNewspapersForeigners


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: Harding B 11(224)

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