Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1695 and 1707


Printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold by J. Walter, in Holborn High


Ballad - Roud Number: V4234

Title: Win at first, and lose at last: or, A new game at cards

First Line: Ye merry hearts that love to play

Tune: Ye gallants that delight to play

Authors:  Price, Laurence, 1628-1680

Notes:  The text is the same as: A knave at the bottom


ESTC: R235768

Subjects:  Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658Charles II, king of England, 1630-1685

Themes:  Restoration of the monarchy, 1660Politics and government - 17th century


IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
41C622: Cake, tart, pastry
44B191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty)
41C5: Celebration meal, feast, banquet
41D267: Purse, money-bag
44B128: Ruler in informal contact with his subjects
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
44B124: Ruler with counsellor(s)
61B2(James I, King of England, 1566-1625): Historical person (with NAME)
44B1972: Royal mantle (symbol of sovereignty)
41C69: Meat; still life of meat


Shelfmark: Firth b.20(24)

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