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Elegies & laments

' Elegies & laments ' contains the following 92 items:

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Death of Colonel Cadogan [ID: 85449153]

" ... of the 71st regiment". Two ballads, one on either side of the sheet. Lines in memory of Colonel the Hon. Henry Cadogan commanding officer of the 71st Highland regiment, killed at the battle of Vittoria, 1813. The death of Colonel Cadogan - first line reads: How lovely is Clydsdale in the dawn of the/ morning. Mary M'Kinnon's lament - first line reads: Ye Dames severe, no longer scorn. The death of Colonel Cadogan: Tune - The flowers of the forest. Mary M'Kinnon's lament: Tune - Jockie's far awa.

Date printed: 1813

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Mariana [ID: 86766392]

" ... on the death of the very excellent lady, the Lady Glynne". First line reads: While rising tears our willing tongue prevent. In one column. Printed at end of text: Oxon. C. C. C. July 27. 1694.

Date printed: 1694

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(1) Sorrowfull lamentation of Garibaldia [ID: 74891206]

First line reads: Alas alac what shall I do I'm left to pine alone. In one column with a woodcut above the title. Air - Ne luck about the house.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1870

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(2) Devil pursued, or, The right saddle laid upon the right mare [ID: 74891215]

" ... A satyr upon Madam Celliers standing in the pillory, being convicted for the publishing of a late lying scandalous pamphlet, called Malice defeated, &c. / by a person of quality." First line reads: Alas, what this poor Animal done. In two columns.

Date printed: 1680

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(3) Elegy on the death of H M Fielden [ID: 74891239]

First line reads: All round Blackburn town solemn grief does abound. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1875

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(4) Mary-le-More [ID: 74891494]

Three ballads. Mary-le-More - first line reads: As I stray'd o'er the common on Cork's rugged border. Little Mary of the Dee - first line reads: I've got a little farm, and I've got a little house. The banks of Allan Water - first line reads: On the banks of Allan Water. Mary-le-More is attributed to Irish ballad writer George Nugent Reynolds.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(5) Copy of verses composed on the lamentable accident, which took place at Gosfort pit, (by damp) at Middleton near Leeds, in Yorkshire [ID: 74891650]

Two ballads. A copy of verses - first line reads: Attend, and hear a tale of woe, a tale both sad and true. The backsliding sinner - first line reads: When I call to remembrance my former days.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(6) Lamentable lines on the fatal burning in Westmorelan [sic] St where six persons were burn'd to dath [sic] [ID: 74891665]

First line reads: Atend [sic] each Citizen both young & old. In one column with a woodcut above the title and another at the foot of the column.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1866

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(7) Fathers, lament, for his son, Laureenc [sic] King [ID: 74891671]

First line reads: Atend [sic] each loveing [sic] parent and listen to this tragedy. In one column with two woodcuts.

Printer: Brereton, P., printer in Dublin

Date printed: 1865

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(8) Lament on the late J P Rooney [ID: 74891782]

" ... comic vocalist and author". First line reads: The blossom of the hawthorn scarce. In one column.

Date printed: 1880

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(9) Death of the right honourable Sir Robert Peel [ID: 74891833]

" ... Bart, MP b[o]rn Fe[b]uary, 1788, died July 2, 1850, aged 62". First line reads: Brittannia! Brittannia! what makes/ thee complain. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Date printed: 1850

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(10) Lamented loss and death of the right honourable Sir Robert Peel [ID: 74891836]

" ... Bart, MP born February 5, 1788, and died at eleven PM July 2, 1850 Aged 62". First line reads: Brittannia! Brittannia! what makes thee com-/plain. In two columns with an illustration beneath the title.

Date printed: 1850

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(11) Lamented loss and death of the right honourable Sir Robert Peel, Bart MP [ID: 74891839]

First line reads: Britannia! Britannia! what makes thee com-/plain. In two columns.

Date printed: 1850

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(12) Elegy on the death of Sir Robert Peel [ID: 74891842]

" ... died July 2nd, 1850, aged 62". First line reads: Brittannia! Brittannia! what makes thee com-/plain. In two columns with an illustration above the first. Air: - Queen God bless her.

Date printed: 1850

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(13) Death of Duke of Wellington [ID: 74891845]

First line reads: Britannia in sorrow is weeping. In two columns with an illustration above the first, and another beneath the second.

Printer: Powell, John, fl. 1847-1849

Date printed: 1852

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(14) Elegy on the death of his Grace the Duke of Wellington [ID: 74891851]

"Who died, September 14th, 1852, Aged 83". First line reads: Britannia in sorrow is weeping. In two columns with an illustration above the first. Tune: - The waggon train.

Date printed: 1852

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(15) Lament for Gen Havelock [ID: 74891857]

First line reads: Britannia shall mourn gallant Havelock is gone. In two columns.

Date printed: 1857

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(16) Elegy on the death of our Holy Father, Pope Pius IX [ID: 74891977]

First line reads: Cold winter is here and the shamrock in the morning. In one column with an illustration of a crucifix above the title.

Date printed: 1878

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(17) Death of Lord Nelson [ID: 74892166]

Death of Lord Nelson - first line reads: Come all you gallant seamen that unites a [sic] meetings. Undaunted Mary or, The banks of sweet Dandee [sic] - first line reads: It [sic] of a farmer's daughter, so beautiful I'm told.

Date printed: 1835

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(18) Maria Louisa's lamentation [ID: 74892598]

" ... the green linnet". In two columns with an illustration above each. Maria Louisa's lamentation - first line reads: Curiosity bore a young native of Erin. The rat catcher's daughter - first line reads: In Westminster not long ago.

Printer: Disley, Henry, fl. 1850-1878

Date printed: 1830

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(19) Elegy's on the death of John Archbishop of Tuam [ID: 74892856]

" ... who breathed his last on Monday the 7th of November, 1881 at St Jarlaths in the 56th year of his episcopacy the 67th of his priesthood, and the 90th year of his age, John McHale, was born at the village oof Tubbernavine in the county of Mayo, in the 1791 [sic], he was consecrated on the 5th of June, 1825, to the coadjutor bishoppric [sic] of Killala, with the title of bishop of Maronia. For nine years his Lordship the most Rev Dr. McHale, discharged his high episcopal functions in Killala. In 1834 the most Rev Dr. Kelly dying in Rome, Dr. McHale, was translated to the archiepiscopal [sic] See of Tuam. He was the oldest ecclesiastic adviser in Ireland". First line reads: The dead bells are toiling, all over the earth. In two columns with an illustration above the title.

Printer: Magee, printer in Charles Street, Dublin

Date printed: 1881

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(21) Memorial of the death Cardinal Cullen [ID: 74892988]

" ... who departed this life on the 24th October, 1878, aged 75 years". First line reads: He is gone, he is gone, from this world of woe. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1878

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(22) Memorial on the Rev T J O'Reilly [ID: 74892991]

" ... who departed this life, on the 10th May, 1880, aged 47 years". First line reads: He is gone, he is gone, from this world of woe. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1880

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(23) Scotchman's lament for the loss of his Russian friend [ID: 74892994]

First line reads: He is gone, he's gone, the emperor's gone. In two columns.

Date printed: 1855

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(24) New song called Erin's lament for Maguire [ID: 74893033]

First line reads: Hibernia has reason to be broken-hearted. Dated in pencil at foot of sheet: 1840. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1840

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(25) Lines on the death of Lord Beaconsfield [ID: 74893069]

First line reads: A great man his [sic] dead, and England is mourning. In one column.

Date printed: 1881

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(26) Sorrowful lamentation on the burning of the Catholic Chapel, at Santiago in America [ID: 74893183]

" ... By which 2,000 ladies were burned to death, most of the majority ladies of high life". The fire at Santiago, Chile took place on the 8th December, 1863. First line reads: Good christians all both great and small I pray now lend an ear. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1863

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(27) Sorrowful lamentation on the 40,000 Christians massacreed [sic] in Damascus [ID: 74893189]

First line reads: Good Christians pay attention to what I now unfold. In one column with a woodcut above the title. Air: - Village pride. This is a different edition from the item placed at Crawford.EB.2166.

Date printed: 1860

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(28) Sorrowful lamentation on the 40,000 Christians massacreed [sic] in Damascus [ID: 74893192]

First line reads: Good Christians pay attention to what I now unfold. In one column with a woodcut above the title. Air: - Village pride. This is a different edition from the item placed at Crawford.EB.2165.

Date printed: 1860

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(29) Lamentation on Allen Larkin and Goold [ID: 74893237]

" ... who were executkd [sic] at Manchester on the 23th of November 1867". First line reads: Good people all both great & small that hears my case bewail. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1867

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(30) Lines on the expected testimonial of his Grace the late much lamented most rev'd Doctor O'Connor Bishop of Saldis [ID: 74893324]

The text mentions the year 'eighteen sixty seven'. First line reads: It is true he is gone now the noble & faithful. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Author: Sadlier, Joseph, fl. 1861-1870

Date printed: 1867

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(31) Britain in tears for the loss of the brave General Wolfe [ID: 74893519]

First line reads: If ancient Romans did lament. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Probable date printed: 1802-1809

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(32) Elegy on the much lamented death of those excellent patriots and lovers of their country the family of the potatoes in the Kingdom of Ireland [ID: 74893531]

First line reads: If ever Grief was great without Disguise. In two columns. Sometimes attributed to Jonathan Swift.

Printer: Faulkner, George, 1699?-1775

Date printed: 1739-1740

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(33) Death of General Wolfe [ID: 74893558]

First line reads: In a mouldering cave where the wretched re-/treat. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Probable date printed: 1802-1809

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(34) Death of Wolfe [ID: 74893561]

First line reads: In a mouldering cave, a wretched retreat. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1850

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(35) Elegy on the death of Sir Titus Salt, Bart [ID: 74893645]

Sir Titus Salt died 29 December, 1876. First line reads: In Saltaire and Bradford town, solemn grief does abound. In one column with an illustration above the title.

Date printed: 1877

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(36) Elegy on A-r-n W-e [ID: 74894203]

" ... who flew from hence the other night". First line reads: Let Quakers weep and builders now rejoice. In one column. There is also 'The epitaph' at the foot of the sheet.

Date printed: 1735

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(37) Grand procession of the Wellington monument [ID: 74894251]

" ... on Tuesday, September 29, 1846". First line reads: London for ages will remember. In two columns.

Date printed: 1846

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(38) Mary's lamentation [ID: 74894344]

Mary's lamentation - first line reads: Mary in the morning. Poverty and contentment - first line reads: Come all you worthy Christians.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(39) Monody on the death of H R H the Duke of Sussex [ID: 74894419]

First line reads: Mourn each loyal Briton, mourn & lament. In two columns with an illustration beneath the title.

Date printed: 1843

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(40) Death of the Duke of Wellington [ID: 74894608]

First line reads: O Britons give ear to these lines I relate. In two columns with an illustration beneath the title.

Date printed: 1852

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(41) Death of Duke of Wellington [ID: 74894611]

First line reads: O Britons give ear to these lines I relate. In two columns.

Date printed: 1852

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(42) Flogger's lament of Marylebone workhouse [ID: 74894650]

Dated in pencil at the foot of the sheet '1845'. First line reads: Oh dear here's a shocking disaster. Tune: Oh dear what can the matter be. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Printer: Skinner, ballad publisher in London

Date printed: 1845

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(43) Premier's lament [ID: 74894656]

First line reads: Oh dear! oh dear! I am so queer. Tune: Don't you cry for me. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Printer: A. Ryle and Co.

Date printed: 1858

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(44) Poor Westminster's lament [ID: 74894665]

Dated in pencil beneath the second column '1840'. Poor Westminster's lament - first line reads: Oh dear! what a fuss and a bother. Greenwich watermen and victory - first line reads: You Greenwich heroes blythe and gay. In two columns.

Author: Morgan, John

Date printed: 1840

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(45) Lamentation of Cardinal Wiseman [ID: 74894689]

First line reads: Oh dear what can the matter be. In two columns with three illustrations beneath the title.

Date printed: 1850

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(46) Allans [sic] grave [ID: 74894731]

William Phillip Allen, Michael Larkin and Michael O'Brien, the 'Manchester martyrs', were executed on 23rd November 1867. First line reads: Hh [sic] haples [sic] Erin cast a glance opon [sic] thy ruind [sic] fall.

Date printed: 1867

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(47) Downfall of Westminster bridge [ID: 74894773]

Dated in pencil beneath the imprint '1859'. First line reads: Oh! here I am as you may see. In two columns with an illustration above the first.

Date printed: 1859

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(48) Weavers' lamentation [ID: 74894857]

Two ballads both entitled 'The weaver’s lamentation’. The text is identical but the layout and illustrations are different, presumably intended to be cut and sold separately. First line reads: O Lord look down with pitying eye. In two columns with an illustration above each. '239' is printed beneath each column.

Date printed: 1850

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(49) Elegy on the death of the Duke of Sussex [ID: 74895091]

First line reads: Old Albion may weep her bright hopes are all/ clouded. In two columns with an illustration beneath the title.

Date printed: 1843