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Viewing: Wood 401(65)

Ballad

Title: A very godly song, intituled the earnest petition of a Faithfull Christian, being a Clerk of Bodnam, made upon his death-bed, at the instance of his transmutation

First Line: Now my painfull eyes lye rowling

References:

ESTC: R185963

Themes:  Death


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31E12: Deathbed
31F26(+3): Death as skeleton (+ Death with bow and arrow)
11Q71426: 'sanctus' bell, altar bell; rattle

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11B3222: Christ showing his wounds
73E42: The Ascension (Christ surrounded by radiant light or in a mandorla)
11G1911: Cherubs, i.e. children's heads with wings



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