Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:


London: Printed for J. Wolrah, in Holbourn


Ballad - Roud Number: V6548

Title: The West-country miser: or, An unconscionable farmer's miserable end

First Line: Let all loving people be pleas'd to attend

Tune: Love's a sweet passion


ESTC: R227471

Themes:  FarmersEconomy and trade - 17th century

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C513: 'en route', traveller under way
41D263: Walking-stick, staff
46A22: Contrast between urban and rural life; city dweller versus country dweller

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
46A7: Crowd, mob
46A13: Commoners

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
33A11: Baring the head, lifting one's hat
31A231: Standing figure
46A12: Nobility and patriciate; chivalry, knighthood


Shelfmark: Don. b.13(103)

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