Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1813 and 1838


Printed and sold by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


With: The life of Caroline Lowe [prose] and An Elegy written at her funeral [poem]


Ballad - Roud Number: V30673

Title: The dying penitent's lament

First Line: O listen to my dying song

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47H31: Spinning (manufacture of yarn)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A621: Pergola
41C7221: Cup of tea
41C421: High tea

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
25H112: Rocks

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C144: Four-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle, e.g.: cab, carriage, coach
42D23: Departure from the paternal home

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42B21: Disowning a child

6th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41D221(+44): Head-gear (+ feathers used for clothes)
33C52: Whore, prostitute

7th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E23: Burial


Shelfmark: Harding B 45(2)

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