Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1682 and 1695


Printed for J. Bissel at the Bible and Harp near the Hospital- gate in West-Smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V10194

Title: The dispairing lovers address to Charon, for a passage to the Elizium shades; or, the Fond lovers lamentation for the unkindness of Silvia

First Line: Charon make haste, and ferry me over

Tune: Charon make haste, &c.


ESTC: R233009

Themes:  Unrequited love

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking
41D221: Head-gear
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village
31A244: Head bent forward; bowing

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
41A11: Palace
46C2322: Rowing facing backward, pulling

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42E141: Coffin
92D1521: Cupid shooting a dart
33C971: Lovesick lover


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 1(58a)

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