Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8498

Title: Boney's disappointment

First Line: The other day the bells did ring

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad

Title: Hunting a loaf

First Line: Good people I pray give ear to what I say

Subjects:  Burdett, Francis, Sir, 1770-1844Perceval, Spencer, 1762-1812

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryUnemploymentLuddism

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
73C8645: The prodigal son tends the swine and eats from their trough

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45H52: Putting out of action by wounding


Shelfmark: Firth c.16(9)

Notes:  Printer is given in MS note

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