Broadside Ballads Online

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  • Cruikshank, George



Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 70

Ballad - Roud Number: V12519

Title: Country life, contrasted with the pleasures of town

First Line: In London I never know what to be at

Attributation: Captain Morris; with additional stanzas by the late Mr. Hewerdine

Authors:  Morris, CaptainHewerdine, Mr.

Themes:  Countryman in London


IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
46C144: Four-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle, e.g.: cab, carriage, coach
46A122: Armorial bearing, heraldry
31B6(+925): Morphology of human expression (+ being frightened)
41D212: Coat, cape
31A235: Sitting figure
41D231: Trousers, breeches
46C1463: Whip
31B6(+913): Morphology of human expression (+ swinging, waving)
42F53: Manservant, footman
46C149: Accident with animal-drawn vehicle
31B14: Yawning
25D26: Mud (soil type)
31B62351: Crying, shouting

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