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With a prose account.


Viewing: Harding B 30(17)

Ballad - Roud Number: V7878

Title: The lamentation, of twenty-five poor colliers, who were stopped up in a coal-pit ... at the Haussees colliery, Shropshire .. Hymn, composed for the occasion, and sung over them

First Line: Stay, travellers, and shed a tear

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

1st Illustration

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73B93: Christ's dispute with the doctors in the temple; he counts his arguments on his fingers

2nd Illustration

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73E123: Christ stepping out of the tomb

3rd Illustration

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73D132: Christ's feet are anointed by Mary (Magdalene)

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