Broadside Ballads Online

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Printed and Sold by T. Rockliffe, 65, Ratcliff Highway



Title: Parish characters. All alive at St. James's

First Line: 'Tis at the west end, in a parish so great

Tune: Mr. Walker, the two-penny postman


IconClass Codes:
44D4: Official; civil servant; functionary (in general)
46A16: The rich
44E5: Garbage collection
48C75621: Ballad singer, ballad seller
46A11: Division into classes (~ society)
46A154: Generally despised professions, 'unehrliche Leute'
44G21: Night patrol
44G222: Bailiff
47B132: Stone-breaker


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