Broadside Ballads Online

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    between 1813 and 1838


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Viewing: Johnson Ballads 203

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3093

Title: A hymn on the backsliding sinner

First Line: When I call to my remembrance my former happy days


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20309

Title: The penitent sinner

First Line: Wretched, helpless, and distrest


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11C15: (rays of) light ~ symbol of God the Father
11G4: Specific aspects of angels, e.g. intervening in human affairs

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11R512: (woman) looking in a mirror ~ scene symbolizing 'Vanitas'
11Q21: One person praying
11Q51: Reading the Bible or other religious books

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
71C3121: The dream of Jacob: while sleeping on the ground with a stone for pillow Jacob sees a ladder reaching from earth to heaven with angels going up and down; usually with God at the top of the ladder



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