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Ballad - Roud Number: V5822

Title: St. Bernard's vision; or, a brief discourse between the soul and the body of a wicked man lately deceased

First Line: As I lay slumbering in my bed one night

Tune: Flying fame


ESTC: T48521

Themes:  Religious faith

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73D73: Man of Sorrows, 'Imago Pietatis', 'Erbärmdebild', 'Schmerzensmann'; the upright Christ showing his wounds, usually bearing the crown of thorns, and accompanied by the instruments of the Passion, standing or sitting in his tomb

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11T1: Representations of hell (with the damned and devils), usually with burning fires
11T53: Devils dragging the damned into the fire of hell


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(89b)

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