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Glossarial Index
The references are to pages. Numbers in parentheses refer to stanzas.
a, prefix (or preposition) with parti­ciples, 7 (14), 374 (13)
abiding, an, dwelling-place, 91 (9)
Abidos (Abydos), 50 (2)
aboute, to have, i.e. a bout, a con­tinued fit of drinking, 447 (12)
Actaeon, 452 (1); Actaeon's plumes, the horns of cuckoldry, 319 (9)
Acton, Cheshire, 257 (2)
actors, 1, 30, 35 (15)
admire, to, wonder, 130 (17)
admirable, wonderful, 343
admittance, permission to enter, 402 (7)
a drie (adry), thirsty, 447 (13)
adventure, upon, by chance, 296 (6)
afeard, 149 (13)
affect, to, love, 52 (9), 79 (1), 306 (4), 402 (5)
affended, variant of offended, 37 (24)
against, in anticipation of or prepara­tion for, 209 (7), 358 (9)
Agas, Robert and Steven, 59
ages, ballads on the gold, silver, and other, 234 ff; the honest, 406
alayd (allayed), mingled with water, etc., 119 (17)
alegrains, refuse malt left after brew­ing, 349 (l8)
Algate (Aldgate), London, 377 (2)
all and some, 176 (2)
alle, awl, 445 (5)
ambling nag, an, 73 (2)
Amboyna, the massacre at, 200
America, the tallest man in (Eugene Arcean), 342
amisse, an, misdeed, 56 (8)
anatomies, bodies of criminals pre­served as, 431
angel, an, old English coin worth about ioj., 237(11), 338 (3)
Angouleme (Angolsem, Angollem), 24, 27
Anne of Denmark, Queen of James I,
16 (r9)> 23 (24)> i°9 (l6) annoy, annoyance, 186 (5) Anthropos, Atropos, 81 (10). See
fatal sisters ap ap, interj.? 197 (5) apes, to lead, in hell, 132 x^pple-John, 198 (16) apprentice, an, barbarous treatment
of, 222 aquite, to, acquit, 168 (14) Arcean, Eugene. See America, tallest
man in are, air, 152 (3) Arminian faction, followers of James
Arminius ("J" 1609), a theologian
opposed to Calvin, especially on
predestination, 108 (n) Arminians, the, a ballad against, 104 arson at Wymondham, Norfolk, 54 art-tillery, fig. for implements of the
(thieving) trade, 35 (16) Ashton, John, 60 a'th, of the, 197 (7) Atkinson, Miss, a pig-faced lady of
Ireland, 450 attach, to, seize, lay hold of, 53 (14) Attowell (Atwell), George, actor and
balladist, 1 Austria, Archduke of, the, 106 (5);
prodigious battle in the air in, 161 authors of ballads. See Attowell,
George; Brewer, Thomas; C, J.;
Cart, John; Climsal, Richard; Col-
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