Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries


Browse by Titles and First Lines

Found: 48029 Titles and First Lines

Below are our titles and first lines, you can start browsing by them, or select a different category on the left panel.

Ye gluttons due observance pay to this holy days [sic] sirs (First Line)
Ye gods above protect the widow (First Line)
Ye gods of love who rule above (First Line)
Ye gods ye nymphs ye sages (First Line)
Ye good-fellows all (First Line)
Ye good folks of Norwich attend to my ditty (First Line)
Ye good men of Farringdon come listen to the story (First Line)
Ye grand old tottering church of time (First Line)
ye guardians of britain ye sons of the waves (First Line)
Ye hapless ones who say \"Loves but a dream\" (First Line)
Ye hearts of oak that wish to try (First Line)
Ye heroes of that glorious field (First Line)
Ye heroes of the day who are lively brave and gay (First Line)
Ye heroes of the upper form (First Line)
Ye hiddies scamps and flashmen (First Line)
Ye Independent freemen all (First Line)
Ye keelmen of Tyneside give ear to my song (First Line)
Ye kind hearted mortals my father behold (First Line)
Ye king James and ye tinker (Title)
Ye kings and princes all draw nigh (First Line)
Ye knaves and fools maids widows and wives (First Line)
Ye knights of the thimble attend (First Line)
Ye lads and lasses everywhere (First Line)
Ye lads and lasses every where (First Line)
Ye lads and lasses far and near (First Line)

Cookie Policy

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that can be written and read by websites and stored by the browser on your computer, tablet or smartphone. They do a number of things including allowing access to some types of content and functionality to users, and collecting anonymous user information so that site owners can monitor the performance of their sites. They are a kind of "memory" for a website that can help it respond appropriately to users and user behaviour.

Cookies on this website

This website stores cookies to remember the style (colours/fonts) preference and the ones used in Google Analytics. This anonymously tracks individual visitor behaviour on the website so that we can see how the site is being used. We only use this information for monitoring and improving our website and content for the benefit of our users (you).

More information about controlling these cookies can be found at The Bodleian Libraries and Cookies page.

You can opt out of Google Analytics cookies completely (from all websites) by visiting Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on (BETA).

If you wish to have a deeper understanding about the cookies that Google uses check Cookies & Google Analytics page.