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Title
Children in the wood (Ballad);The Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament: who, on his death bed, committed the keeping of his two children, (a boy and a girl) to his own brother, who did most wickedly cause them to be destroyed, that so he might possess himself of the children's estate, but by the just judgment of God, the murder was found out, himself, and all that he had were destroyed from off the face of the earth
Date Created and/or Issued
1740
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Printed Books
Rights Information
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Description
ESTC N68221 ; Verse - "Now ponder well you parents dear,". ; Also published under titles "The children in the wood ..." and "The history of the two children in the wood ...". ; In this edition, the text is in five columns, with the title and the woodcut above the first three columns. The first, second, and third columns are separated by lines of ornamental type, as well as the fourth and fifth columns. The woodcut displays two men fighting with swords.
Type
text
Format
Image
Extent
1 sheet ([1] p.) : ill. (woodcut) ; (obl. 1/2 sheet)
Identifier
289734
280940
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll3/id/5572
Subject
Broadsides--Great Britain--Early works to 1800
Ballads, English--18th century
Orphans--Great Britain--Early works to 1800
Murder--Early works to 1800
Inheritance and succession--Early works to 1800
Uncles in literature--Early works to 1800
Children--Early works to 1800
Broadsides. (rbgenr)
Broadside poems. (rbgenr)
Source
Printed Books, Huntington Digital Library

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