Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

Verses in Vogue with the Vulgar

Description of a wonderful old man: together with An Irish song

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Additional Metadata

Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Subjects

Nonsense verses
Old age
Songs, Irish
Soldiers
Whiskey

First Line

There was an old man, and though its not common.
At the side of the road near the bridge of Dromeondre.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 276439
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm84251639
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191457279
Gigi URL: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=276439&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 64
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=276439

Physical Dimensions

30 x 22 cm.

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Citation

“Description of a wonderful old man: together with An Irish song,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed April 19, 2018, http://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/82.