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Viewing: Firth b.27(291)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31293

Title: Little Benny's last request

First Line: Sister dear, I know I'm dysng [sic]

Themes:  Death


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14939

Title: Lay me in my little bed

First Line: Oh, sister dear, I'm growing weary

Notes:  Harding B 15(169b) is another issue of this ballad alone.

Themes:  Death


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
41B21: Open hearth, fire-place
42B71: Family life at home

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44A3(+2)(UNITED STATES OF AMERICA): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45A31: Military glory



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