Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

Date
    between 1670 and 1697

Sheet References:
  • ESTC: R233781


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Viewing: Douce Ballads 2(200b)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16691

Title: A sweet and pleasant sonnet, entituled My mind to me a kingdom is

First Line: My mind to me a kingdom is

Tune: In Creet

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(270bb) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Contentment


2nd Ballad

Title: A proper new ballad of a dream of a sinner, being very sore troubled with the assaults of Satan

First Line: In slumbering sleep I lay

Tune: Rogero

Themes:  Religion


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2711: Walking

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46A23: Contrast between important and unimportant people; the inferior before the superior, the weak before the mighty



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