Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

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The orphan boy; The galley slave, and the Sailor's return

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Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Subjects

Orphans in literature
Death
Soldiers
Poverty
Slavery
Seafaring life
Galley slaves
Sailors

First Line

Stay, lady--stay for mercy's sake.
Oh! think on my fate, once I freedom enjoy'd.
Behold, from many a hostile shore.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 283487
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm79271318
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191464546
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 198
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=283487
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Physical Dimensions

27 x 22 cm.

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Citation

“The orphan boy; The galley slave, and the Sailor's return,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed February 9, 2023, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/183.