Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1663 and 1674

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: R175899


Viewing: 4o Rawl. 566(203)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11404

Title: The doleful dance, and song of death; intituled, Dance after my pipe

First Line: Can you dance the shaking of the sheets

Authors:  Hill, Thomas

Themes:  Death

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7457

Title: A godly ballad of the just man Job

First Line: Walking all alone

Tune: The merchant


IconClass Codes:
23A1: Father Time, man with wings and scythe
31F26(+3): Death as skeleton (+ Death with bow and arrow)
23U22: Hourglass

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