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Viewing: Harding B 11(1841)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12735

Title: Nix my dolly, pals, fake away

First Line: In a box of the stone jug I was born

Themes:  Crime - 19th centurySlang


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8996

Title: St. Giles bowl

First Line: Should it ever be my lot to ride backward, some day

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Executions


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1924

Title: Newgate stone

First Line: When Claude Duval was in Newgate thrown

Themes:  Prisons


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4176

Title: Jolly nose

First Line: Jolly nose, the rubies that garnish thy tip

Themes:  Drinking


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V20763

Title: The carpenter's daughter

First Line: The carpenter's daughter was fair and free

Themes:  Rejected suitor


6th Ballad

Title: With neither a chisel, a knife, nor a file

First Line: Tho' with neither a chisel, a knife, nor a file

Themes:  Prisons


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20783

Title: Farewell my scamps and tories

First Line: Now farewell, my scamps and tories

Subjects:  London (England)


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V26716

Title: St. Giles's roundhouse

First Line: With pipe and punch upon the board

Themes:  Drinking


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
43B31: Inn, coffee-house, public house, etc.
25I141: Street
46C142: Two-wheeled, animal-drawn vehicle
46A7: Crowd, mob
44G3415: (person under sentence of death) on the way to the scaffold or place of execution
42E141: Coffin
46B354: Signboard
41C345: Bowl



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