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Lonlon [sic], Printed for T. Hunt, near Cornhill



Title: The Switzer's lamentation, or; Herman Bryan's sorrowful complaint for his untimely end

First Line: You mortals all, take care by me

Tune: Forgive me if my looks I thought


ESTC: T196390

Subjects:  Bryan, John Hermon, d. 1707

Themes:  RobberyExecutionsCrime - 18th century


IconClass Codes:
25I141: Street
47I22311: Milkmaid
41A143: Detached house in city
44G35: Body of the executed displayed in public
31E2355: Violent death by hanging
46C145: (farm) wagon, freight wagon, cart
41B4: On fire, ablaze
44G3415: (person under sentence of death) on the way to the scaffold or place of execution


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 1286

Notes:  Torn at lower edge. Imprint on reverse. On reverse of ballad is a prose piece: ... Of a barbarous and bloody Murther and Robbery. Reference: ESTCT196390

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