Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1711 and 1732


Printed for Tho. Norris, at the Looking-glass on London- bridge. And sold by J. Walter


Ballad - Roud Number: V9619

Title: The lamenting lady's last farewel to the world

First Line: Mournful Melpomony assist my quill

Tune: O hone, O hone

Authors:  S., E.


ESTC: R233180

Themes:  Death

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA235: Sitting figure - AA - female human figure
11Q51: Reading the Bible or other religious books
11C12: Hand, 'Dextera Dei' ~ symbol of God the Father
11P25(QUAKERS): Protestant Churches and denominations (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E22: Cortege, funeral procession
43A49: Public funeral


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(112b)

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