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Old age & death

' Old age & death ' contains the following 26 items:

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On the first-fit of the gout [ID: 86766354]

First line reads: VVelcome thou friendly earnest of fourscore. In one column. Attributed to Elijah Fenton.

Date printed: 1706

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(1) Ode, on the much lamented death of the Right Honourable William Beckford [ID: 74892511]

" ... twice Lord Mayor of the City of London". First line reads: Come mourn with me ye sons of/ freedom. In one column with a woodcut above the title.

Date printed: 1770

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(2) Messenger of mortality, or, Life and death contrasted [ID: 74892691]

First line reads: Death, Fair Lady, lay your costly robes aside. In three columns with a woodcut above.

Printer: Pitts, John, 1765-1844

Probable date printed: 1820-1844

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(3) Annie Lisle [ID: 74892769]

Two ballads. Annie Lisle - first line reads: Down where the waving willows. The bold chamois hunter - first line reads: The chamois Hunter, -- the chamois hunter. In two columns.

Printer: Disley, Henry, fl. 1850-1878

Author: Thompson, H. S. (Henry S.)

Date printed: 1860

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(4) Silver threads among the gold [ID: 74892850]

Silver threads among the gold - first line reads: Darling I am growing old. Dancing on the platform - first line reads: If you're fond of dancing with pretty girls by moonlight.

Author: Rexford, Eben E. (Eben Eugene), 1848-1916

Date printed: 1845

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(5) Poor old woman of eighty [ID: 74892916]

Two ballads. The poor old woman of eighty - first line reads: How kind and how good of his dear majesty. hough I am now a very little lad - first line reads: Though I am now a very little lad. Though I am now a very little lad - Air: - The white cockade - (O'Keefe).

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(6) Lines on the death of Miss Fanny Parnell [ID: 74893081]

First line reads: A flower that was cherished has fled from our bosom. In one column with a woodcut above the title. Signed at foot: P. Hanley. Air: - Exile of Erin.

Author: Hanley, P.

Date printed: 1882

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(7) Age of man [ID: 74893630]

First line reads: In prime of years, when I was young. In one column.

Printer: White, John, printer in Liverpool

Probable date printed: 1802-1809

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(8) I'd choose to be a daisey [sic] [ID: 74893882]

Three ballads. I'd choose to be a daisey - first line reads: I'd choose to be a daisy, if I might be a flower. Old friend, John - first line reads: Tis forty years, my old friend John. Gentle sweet Jenny Gray - first line reads: My heart is sad, I'll tell you why.

Printer: Taylor, T., printer in Brick Lane, London

Date printed: 1860

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(9) Old dog Tray [ID: 74894395]

Two ballads. Old dog Tray - first line reads: The morn of life is past. Good bye, sweetheart! good bye - first line reads: The bright stars fade, the morn is/ breaking.

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

Date printed: 1860

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(10) Pig without a tale [ID: 74894401]

Pig without a tale - first line reads: The morn was wet, and dull the day. Pig without a tale - tune: The rose of Allandale. Paddy's wake - first line reads: Loud how'ld each Irish mourner. Paddy's wake - tune: Bay of Biscay.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(11) Death of Simon Byrne [ID: 74894425]

The death of Simon Byrne - first line reads: Mourn Erin’s sons, your hero brave his loss all may deplore. The butcher and the tailor’s wife - first line reads: There was a wealthy tailor. In two columns with an illustration above the first. Two ballads.

Probable date printed: 1840-1866

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(12) Gentle Jenny Gray [ID: 74894488]

Gentle Jenny Gray - first line reads: My heart is sad, I'll tell you why. The fashions of this town - first line reads: Come all you young fellows, I hope you will draw/ near.

Printer: Disley, Henry, fl. 1850-1878

Date printed: 1860

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(13) Little low log cabin down the lane [ID: 74894803]

Little low log cabin down the lane - first line reads: Oh, I'm growing old and feeble now and I cannot/ work no more. Poor little Joe - first line reads: While strolling one night thro' London's gay throng.

Printer: White, John, printer in Liverpool

Date printed: 1870

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(14) Dialogue between death & the sinner [ID: 74894926]

First line reads: Death/ O, sinner I'm come by heaven's decree, my warrant is to summon thee. This is a different work from the items at Crawford.EB.2754 and Crawford.EB.2755 .

Date printed: 1870

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(15) Dialogue between death & the sinner [ID: 74894929]

First line reads: Death/ O, sinner I'm come by heaven's decree, my warrant is to summon thee. In one column with an illustration above the title and another at the foot of the column. (This is a different work from the items at Crawford.EB.2753 and Crawford.EB.2755).

Date printed: 1870

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(16) Dialogue between death and the sinner [ID: 74894932]

First line reads: Death./ Oh, sinner I'm come by heaven's decree, my warrant is to summon thee. In one column with an illustration above the title. This is a different work from the items at Crawford.EB.2753.

Date printed: 1870

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(17) We are coming sister Mary [ID: 74895148]

We are coming sister Mary - first line reads: On a stormy night in winter. An admred [sic] song call'd Young Molly Bawn - first line reads: Come all you young fellows that follow the gun.

Author: Work, Henry C. (Henry Clay), 1832-1884

Date printed: 1870

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(18) Poor dog Tray [ID: 74895190]

Poor dog Tray - first line reads: On the green banks of Shannon when Shelah was nigh. The buffalo - first line reads: Come all you young fellows that have a mind to range.

Printer: Walker, George, 1758-1835

Date printed: 1850

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(19) Dog Tray [ID: 74895193]

Dog Tray - first line reads: On the green banks of Shannon when Sheelah/ was nigh. Bonny Grey - first line reads: Come you cock merchants far and near. In two columns with an illustration above each. Two ballads.

Printer: William M'Call (Firm)

Date printed: 1850

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(20) Little town boy; or, Old England's going down the hill [ID: 74895412]

First line reads: One cold winter's evening, the stormy winds did blow. Printed beneath the title: '[Doom of Gleeson Wilson omitted.]'.

Printer: Harkness, John, b. 1814

Probable date printed: 1840-1866

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(21) Queer little man [ID: 74895757]

The queer little man - first line reads: A queer little man, very "how came you so". Stay a little longer - first line reads: I'm a comical little old boy. Stay a little longer - in verse and prose. In two columns with an illustration above each.

Printer: Walker, George, printer at North Shields

Date printed: 1850

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(22) Ages and degrees of human life, from the cradle to the grave [ID: 74896507]

The ages and degrees of human life - first line reads: To ten years old. On the mortality of man - first line reads: Like as the damask rose you see. Man's resurrec[t]ion - first line reads: Like to the seed put in earth womb. In three columns with a woodcut beneath the title. Three ballads.

Printer: Carrall, M. W.

Date printed: 1834

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(24) Infamous grave yard doings at Whitfield chapel [ID: 74897326]

'1850' is written in pencil beneath the imprint. Printed on pink paper. First line reads: Ye pretty maids don't be afraid. On the controversy surrounding the sale of the Whitfield chapel burial ground for building. The burial ground had still not been built on as late as 1883. In two columns.

Printer: Robinson, printer at Marylebone

Date printed: 1850

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(25) Kitty Wells [ID: 74897374]

Kitty Wells - first line reads: You ask what makes this darkey weep. Dear mother, I've come home to die - first line reads: Oh, come back again to my once happy home. Dear mother, I've come home to die: Answer to "Father come home". In two columns with an illustration above each. Two ballads.

Date printed: 1870

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(26) Down by th[e] old mill stream [ID: 74897758]

Down by the old mill stream - first line reads: You must know that my nncle [sic] is a farmer. Finigins wake - first line reads: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville Street.

Date printed: 1860