Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1671 and 1704


Printed for J. Deacon, at the Angel in Guiltspur-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V3165

Title: Two-penny-worth of wit for a penny. Or, The bad husband turn'd thrifty

First Line: All company-keepers come hear what I say

Tune: Packington's pound


ESTC: R228627

Themes:  DrinkingDrunkenness

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
45C13(SWORD): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword
46C1462: Spur
31A2513(+81): Arm stretched sidewards (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
41B313: Candlestick
41C324: Tankard
41C326: Jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C7532: Small group of musicians, chamber orchestra, jazz band
11Q73124: Marriage ~ Protestant service
42D25: Wedding feast, wedding meal


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 2(231b)

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