Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project

Verses in Vogue with the Vulgar

The Dorsetshire garland, or The miser outwitted: showing how a rich gentleman of Dorsetshire, who had but one child, a daughter, about 14 years old, when he died, left her to the care of his brother, a rich miser; how the miser contrived to murder his neice for the sake of her money, but was disappointed of his wicked purpose; and how he was forced to part with all his gold to save his life

Additional Metadata

Date

1810-1814

Place of Publication

Boston.

Publisher

Coverly, Nathaniel, 1775?-1824, printer.

Subjects

Deception in literature
Greed
Ghosts

First Line

Come listen a while to these lines which I sing.

Identifiers

BIB ID: 276736
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocm83218082
OCLC Control No.: (OCoLC)ocn191457543
Gigi URL: http://gigi.mwa.org/netpub/server.np?quickfind=276736&sorton=filename&catalog=catalog&site=public&template=results.np
Ford, W.C. Thomas ballads, 67
AAS General Catalog URL: http://catalog.mwa.org/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=276736

Physical Dimensions

42 x 26 cm.

Transcriptions

View transcription using TEI
Download TEI XML

Related Items

Citation

“The Dorsetshire garland, or The miser outwitted: showing how a rich gentleman of Dorsetshire, who had but one child, a daughter, about 14 years old, when he died, left her to the care of his brother, a rich miser; how the miser contrived to murder his neice for the sake of her money, but was disappointed of his wicked purpose; and how he was forced to part with all his gold to save his life,” Isaiah Thomas Broadside Ballads Project, accessed October 22, 2021, https://www.americanantiquarian.org/thomasballads/items/show/92.