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Garnish no bristows with rich mine [ID: 85446951]

1 sheet, 2 pages. First line reads: Garnish no bristows with rich mine. Title from first line of verse. The first letters of each verse are illustrations of human figures mimicing the shape of the letters. [From 'Theophilia, or, Loves Sacrifice: a divine poem'. Written by E. B. Esq; Several Parts thereof set to fit Aires by Mr J. Jenkins. Edward Benlowes, 1603-1676.]

Author: Benlowes, Edward, 1603?-1676

Probable date printed: 1652-1700

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Protestant dissenters letany [ID: 86027333]

" ... Occasioned by a late pamphlet falsly call'd, The loyal letany". First line reads: From Rom's [sic] tiranizing o'r kingdomes and Kings. In one column.

Date printed: 1681

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Letter to Father Petres from the Devil [ID: 86027334]

" ... upon the miscarriage of their affairs here". First line reads: Son Petre,/ Yours I received from the infernal post. At end of text: Given at our court, and sign'd by me The Devil. In one column.

Date printed: 1689

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Merry new joke, on Joseph's old cloak [ID: 86027336]

A satire directed against dissenters, applied to Richard Choppin. A sequel was 'A comical sonnet', 1729?. First line reads: This cloak was cut out in old Oliver's days.

Date printed: 1729

Date printed: 1729

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Oxfordshire nine [ID: 86313488]

First line reads: Perusing the list of the Tackers in print. In one column. A satire in verse on the Tackers. Authorship attributed to Charles Darby.

Date printed: 1705

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(1) Prodigal son [ID: 74891179]

Two ballads. The prodigal son - first line reads: Afllictions though they seem severe. Pilgrim and Appollyon - first line reads: Come all ye wand'ring pilgrims dear.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Probable date printed: 1834-1888

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(2) New song on the pulling down the chapels in America by the infidel New Lights [ID: 74891278]

First line reads: All you that live in Ireland I hope you will draw near. In one column with an illustration of Napoleon above the title.

Date printed: 1860

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(3) Lady's conversion to Catholicity [ID: 74891464]

First line reads: As I roved out one evening down by a pleasant shade. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1840

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(4) Discuscion [sic] betwen [sic] a Roman Catholick girl and a Protestant gentleman near Ardee Co Louth [ID: 74891467]

First line reads: As I rove'd out one eveing [sic] in the pleosant [sic] month of June. In one column with three illustrations above the title.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1867

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(5) Discuscion [sic] between a Roman Catholic girl and a Protestant gentleman near Ardee Co Louth [ID: 74891470]

First line reads: As I rove'd out one eveing [sic] in the pleosant [sic] month of June. In one column with three illustrations above the title.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1867

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(6) Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman Catholic lady, in Townly Hall, near Drogheda [ID: 74891476]

First line reads: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Printer: John F. Nugent & Co.

Date printed: 1870

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(7) Discussion between two lovers [ID: 74891515]

First line reads: As I walked out one morning all in the month of May. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1870

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(8) Johnny & Nancy or a discussion between two lovers [ID: 74891518]

Johnny & Nancy - first line reads: As I walk'd out one morning, all in the month of May. The Scottish blue bells - first line reads: Let the proud Indian boast of his jessamine bowers. 'Tis no use teasing Polly - first line reads: 'Twas on a summer's day I met young Polly Gray.

Date printed: 1860

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(9) Fall of the leaf [ID: 74891566]

Three ballads. The fall of the leaf - first line reads: As I went a walking one morning in the breeze. Lucy Long - first line reads: 'Twas way down Ole Varginy, a nigger used to dwell. The log hut, or My happy home - first line reads: My home, my home, my happy home.

Date printed: 1850

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(10) Hymn [ID: 74891776]

Hymn - first line reads: Bless God the work is on the move. The great day - first line reads: The day is fast approaching,/ approaching. Hymn: Signed 'C. M.'.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(11) Jesus, justice, and sinner [ID: 74891821]

First line reads: Jesus. Bring forth the Prisoner, Justice! In two columns with an illustration above each. '[187]' is printed at the foot of the first column. A three way conversation between Jesus, Justice and the sinner.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1860

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(12) Dialogue between Pilgrim & Apollyon [ID: 74892034]

First line reads: Come all ye wandering pilgrims dear. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Printer: Fortey, W. S. (William Samuel)

Date printed: 1860

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(13) Pilgrim's progress [ID: 74892037]

Pilgrim's progress - first line reads: Pil. - Come, all ye wand'ring pilgrim's dear. The victory - first line reads: Deceiv'd by subtle snares of hell. In two columns with an illustration above the second.

Printer: Samuel & John Keys (Firm)

Probable date printed: 1840-1845

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(14) Flare up in the confessional [ID: 74892397]

" ... the pussey cats are coming". First line reads: Come cheer up old England, don't be in/ the lurch. In two columns.

Date printed: 1850

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(15) Riot; or, half a loaf is better than no bread [ID: 74892526]

" ... in a dialogue between Jack Anvil and Tom Hod To the tune of "A cobler there was," &c". Signed: Z., i.e. Hannah More. The sheet is headed: "Cheap repository". First line reads: Come neighbours, no longer be patient and/ quiet. In two columns with a woodcut above the title. At foot of second column: '[Entered at Stationers Hall.]'. Beneath imprint: Great allowance will be made to shopkeepers and hawkers. Price an halfpenny, or 2s. 3d. per 100. - 1s 3d. for 50. - 9d. for 25.

Author: More, Hannah, 1745-1833

Printer: Marshall, John, printer

Date printed: 1795

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(16) Father's blessings [ID: 74892547]

First line reads: Come parents who have children dear. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Printer: Disley, Henry, fl. 1850-1878

Date printed: 1860

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(17) On the Blessed Sacrament [ID: 74892583]

On the Blessed Sacrament - first line reads: Could I collect the sun's bright rays. Prayer on the Blessed Sacrament - first line reads: O Eternal God, Jesus, Redeemer of man-/kind.

Author: Cullen, Paul, 1803-1878

Date printed: 1870

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(18) Following important enquiries [ID: 74892592]

" ... containing four useful questions - First, what am I? - Secondly, where am I? - Thirdly, what am I a doing? - Fourthly, where am I going? - With suitable reflections, proper for every Christian, is printed for and sold". First line reads: A creature, form'd by power and skill divine. In two columns with three woodcuts above the title.

Date printed: 1800

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(19) True Church [ID: 74892685]

The true Church - first line reads: Exult every Catholic and praise our Redeemer. Come sit thee down - first line reads: Come sit thee down, my bonnie bonnie lass.

Date printed: 1825

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(20) Old women's sayings [ID: 74892772]

First line reads: Draw near and give at-/tention. In three columns with a woodcut above the first. Tune: - Shop windows.

Printer: Disley, Henry, fl. 1850-1878

Date printed: 1830

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(21) Bad bargain; or, the world set up to sale [ID: 74892826]

First line reads: The devil, as the Scriptures show. In two columns. At foot of text: Hymn 185.

Date printed: 1840

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(22) Be kind to your dog [ID: 74892922]

First line reads: How often we see, as we walk through the street. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1840

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(23) Hark, the herald angels sing [ID: 74892949]

England: home of the world - first line reads: Hark! the herald angels sing. Birth of Christ - first line reads: Come let us lift our hearts and voice.

Printer: Walker, George, 1758-1835

Date printed: 1830

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(24) Beware of the Pope [ID: 74892979]

Ballad on a proposed(?) visit to London by Pope Pius IX, possibly in 1849. First line reads: Have you heard what a row & a rumpus oh dear. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Date printed: 1849

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(25) Beware of the Pope [ID: 74892982]

Ballad on a proposed(?) visit to London by Pope Pius IX, possibly in 1849. First line reads: Have you heard what a row & a rumpus oh! dear. In two columns with an illustration beneath the title.

Date printed: 1849

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(26) Here we come a wesseling [ID: 74893030]

Here we come a wesseling - first line reads: Here we come a wesseling. The seven virgins - first line reads: All under the leaves, and the leaves of life. In two columns.

Date printed: 1850

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(27) Cardinal Wiseman [ID: 74893063]

This ballad condemns Cardinal Wiseman and his attempts to introduce new Catholic dioceses in some of the newly industrialized cities such as Birmingham and Liverpool. This led to riots and the burning of effigies of the Pope.

Date printed: 1850

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(28) Salvation [ID: 74893114]

" ... a missionary hymn". Salvation - first line reads: From Greenland's icy mountains. Now death is come - first line reads: I am a sinner quite undone.

Date printed: 1850

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(29) Divine mirth [ID: 74893174]

There are four carols numbered I- IV. Carol I - first line reads: God rest you merry gentlemen. Carol II - first line reads: The Moon shines bright. Carol III - first line reads: The first good joy our Mary had. Carol IV - first line reads: When Joseph was an old man. There are 12 illustrations with captions.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Probable date printed: 1802-1819

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(30) New song on the massacre of the Christians in Syria [ID: 74893186]

First line reads: Good Christians pay attention to what I now unfold. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1860

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(31) Holy missioners farewell [ID: 74893195]

First line reads: Good Christians young and old to me now pay attention. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1860

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(32) Moody & Sankey [ID: 74893234]

This ballad is a satire on Dwight Moody and Ira Sankey, two American evangelists who toured Britain and Ireland 1873-1874. First line reads: Good people all both great and small.

Date printed: 1874

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(33) Stage of life [ID: 74893252]

First line reads: Good people all I pray draw near. In one column.

Printer: Birt, Thomas, fl. 1824-1841

Date printed: 1828

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(34) Anthem [ID: 74893537]

" ... to be sung by the charity-children of the parish of St Martin in the Fields, on Sunday, the 9th of May, 1790; before a sermon to be preached by the Rev Dr Milne, rector of the North Chapel, Sussex, and lecturer of both churches, Deptford". First line reads: If we were mute, thy praise O God! In one column.

Date printed: 1790

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(35) New Chrstmas carol, called The merry Christmas, and happy New Year [ID: 74893732]

The sheet is headed: "Cheap repository". First line reads: I sing (O ye neighbours come lend me/ your ear). In two columns with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1815

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(36) Dying Christian [ID: 74893807]

The dying Christian - first line reads: I am a sinner quite undone. The Christian's consolation - first line reads: Come on ye valiant soldiers.

Printer: Walker, George, 1758-1835

Date printed: 1830

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(37) Doctrine of an Israelite [ID: 74894044]

First line reads: I once was but a pedler, and my shop was in my/ box. In one column.

Printer: Jennings, J., printer in Fleet Street, London

Probable date printed: 1802-1809

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(38) Silly young maid [ID: 74894068]

Three ballads. [P]arson and Quaker - first line reads: A jolly faced parson once happened to pop. Though fortune darkly o'er me frowns - first line reads: Though fortune darkly o'er me frowns. Silly young maid - first line first line reads: I am an old miser, both aged and lame.

Printer: Bebbington, John Oliver

Probable date printed: 1858-1861

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(39) Beautiful carol for the new year [ID: 74894074]

" ... Commonly called Life a journey, or Meditations on a milestone". In three columns with an illustration beneath the title. First line reads: Journeying onward in my ways.

Printer: J. Evans & Son

Date printed: 1820

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(40) Hymn to be sung by the charity-children when His Majesty King George makes his entry into the city of London [ID: 74894143]

" ... being the first six verses of the twenty first Psalm". First line reads: The King whom thy support has blest,. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1714

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(41) Live and let live [ID: 74894242]

Three ballads. Live and let live - first line reads: "Live and let live," is the first law of nature. Meeting of the waters - first line reads: There is not in this wide world a valley so sweet. Pop goes the weasel - first line reads: Some time ago the people said, that English sports were dying.

Printer: Walker, George, 1758-1835

Date printed: 1850

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(42) Morning in spring [ID: 74894248]

Morning in spring - first line reads: Lo! the bright and rosy morning. Jabob's ladder - first line reads: As Jacob's on travel, was wearied by day.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(43) Dream of heaven [ID: 74894338]

First line reads: Maria, I've dreamt such a beautiful dream. In two columns.

Author: Marshall, John

Date printed: 1850

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(44) Methodist parson, or, Preaching for bacon [ID: 74894371]

The Methodist parson, or, Preaching for bacon - first line reads: A methodist parson whose name it was George. When my old hat was new - first line reads: I am a poor old man in years, come listen to my song.

Printer: Harkness, John, b. 1814

Date printed: 1840-1866

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(45) Christmas hymn [ID: 74894392]

Christmas hymn (1) - first line reads: The moon shines bright. Christmas hymn (2) - first line reads: Christians awake, salute the happy morn. In two columns with an illustration above the first. Two ballads.

Printer: Croshaw, C.

Date printed: 1825