The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Broadsides with 'Dives and Lazarus.'

Roud Number: 477

As it fell out upon a day,
Rich Dives made a feast.

See: Bramley and Stainer, Dives and Lazarus, with Notes.

Copies of this carol on this web site:

 

Harding B 19(129)-08557.jpg (291174 bytes)Edition Bod24330, Douce adds. 137(9)

Printed by W. Wright, Moor-street, Birmingham, between 1831 and 1837

Title: Dives and Lazarus

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

Page: http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/view/sheet/30787

Image: http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/static/images/sheets/15000/14937.gif

Douce adds. 137(34).jpg (146491 bytes)Edition Bod24351, Douce adds. 137(34)

T. Bloomer, Printer, 53, Edgbaston-street, Birmingham, between 1821 and 1827.

Page: http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/view/sheet/30815

Image: http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/static/images/sheets/15000/14962.gif

Search Page: http://ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/search/roud/477

Title: Dives & Lazarus

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

Douce adds. 137(57)-14985.jpg (421793 bytes)Edition Bod6261, Douce adds. 137(57)

No printer name, address, or date of publication available.

Title: Dives and Lazarus

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

Johnson Ballads 1482.jpg (126163 bytes)Edition Bod19428 , Johnson Ballads 1482

Printed by T. Wood, New Meeting-Street, Birmingham,  between 1806 and 1827.

Notes:  Legend on the coffin reads: "Poor Lazarus"

Title: Dives & Lazarus

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

Johnson Ballads 1969-21780.jpg (416413 bytes)Edition Bod19686 , Johnson Ballads 1969

Sold Wholesale and Retail by R.R. Hooper, Printer, &c., Newent, n.d.

Title: Dives & Lazarus

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

 

Harding B 7(4)-00724.jpg (390860 bytes)Edition Bod19084 , Harding B 7(4)

Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, London, between 1813 and 1838.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1378; Title: Carol. -- A Virgin most pure
2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 808; Title: Christmas drawing near at Hand
3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 477; Title: Dives and Lazarus
4th Ballad - Roud Number: 936; Title: While Shepherds watch'd
Harding B 11(906).jpg (48855 bytes)Edition Bod14089, Harding B 11(906)

J. Taylor, Printer, 32, Smallbrook-street, Birmingham, no date.

Title: Dives & Lazarus

First Line: As it fell out upon a day

 

There is a separate carol that has the same Roud Number, 477.

Title: A dialogue between Dives and Lazarus

First Line: Behold these lines crave thy most solid view

We have 2 broadside copies of this carol:

Harding B 19(129)-08557.jpg (291174 bytes)#1. Harding B 19(129)

First line: Behold these lines crave thy most solid view - Ballads Online

    ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/.../Behold%20these%20lines%20crave%20thy...

    A dialogue between Dives and Lazarus.

    First line: Behold these lines crave thy most solid view.

    Printer: Dash, Kettering

Johnson Ballads 1766-21565.jpg (624640 bytes)#2. Johnson Ballads 1766

Title: Dives and Lazarus - Ballads Online - University of Oxford

    ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/search/title/Dives%20and%20Lazarus

    A dialogue between Dives and Lazarus.

    First Lines: Behold these lines crave thy most solid view.

    Printer: Dash, Kettering

A broadside of a somewhat similar carol:

Harding B19 (123).jpg (131347 bytes)#3. Harding B 19(123) - A Dialogue Between A Sick Soul and her Saviour

Dash, T. - Ballads Online - University of Oxford

    ballads.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/search/printers/Dash,%20T.

    Roud Number: 477.

    Theme: an entreating soul praying to Jesus for relief.

    Johnson Ballads 1768.jpg (154800 bytes)Last two lines:
    "Believe and view me with a faithful eye,
    Thy soul shall neither languish, bleed or die."

    Printer: Dash, Kettering. (Price One Penny)

    Also a copy found in Johnson Ballads 1768 (right).

There is also this Broadside from the National Library of Scotland:

Title: Broadside entitled 'A Dialogue between Dives and Lazarus'
Scan ID: 000-000-528-344-C
URL: http://www.scran.ac.uk/database/record.php?usi=000-000-528-344-C

Want a copy? Open your wallet. The price is 8.25 plus VAT for Personal Use. Quotation provided for other uses.

Additional Results in Google Books:

#1. James G. Hepburn, Book of Scattered Leaves, Vol. 2. (Bucknell University Press, Jan 1, 2002), 671 pages.

#2. Note and Queries, Series 4, Volume 3, p. 76.

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