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Edition - Bod1123

Imprint Names:  Henson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Northampton

Imprint: Henson, Printer, Bridge st. Northampton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3134

Title: Good news from home

First Line: Good news from home good news for me

Firth b.25(312)

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Harding B 11(333)

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Johnson Ballads 3327

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Edition - Bod1413

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Harding B 15(21a)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod6605

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 46


1st Ballad

Title: Haymakers

First Line: The noontide is hot and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Pretty Jane

First Line: My pretty Jane, my pretty Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1126

Title: Solomon Lob

First Line: Solomon Lob was a ploughman stout

Themes:  Civil war, 1642-1649Soldiers

Firth c.26(118)

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Edition - Bod3334

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Series Identifier: 403


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V107

Title: Address to ten thousand fleas

First Line: Hence, ye disturbers of my sleep

Themes:  Fleas

3rd Ballad

Title: A lady's resolution

First Line: No! I will never see him more

Harding B 20(17)

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Edition - Bod11692

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 211


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3134

Title: Good news from home

First Line: Good news from home! good news for me!

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: My pretty Jane

First Line: My pretty Jane! my dearest Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Harding B 11(1372)

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Edition - Bod12574

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, Printers, 21, Moor-st., Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Bessy was a sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Bessy was a sailor's bride

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Harding B 11(252)

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Edition - Bod13098

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V143

Title: Oh! bring me but my Arab steed

First Line: Oh! bring me but my Arab steed

Themes:  Arab horse

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: All the lads in the village come wooing to me

First Line: While the girls in the village are dressing and gadding

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V881

Title: The butterfly was a gentleman

First Line: The butterfly was a gentleman

Harding B 11(332)

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Edition - Bod13553

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City-road


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32289

Title: We're all beastesses

First Line: We're all beastesses, the ladies say at least we is

Tune: We're all gardiners

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Harding B 11(4093)

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Edition - Bod13991

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1844 and 1845

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitt's Toy and Marble Warehouse, [31, Monmouth] Street, 7 Dials


1st Ballad

Title: The distressed sempstress

First Line: You gentles of England, I pray give attention

Tune: Jenny Jones

Themes:  Working classSeamstresses

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: All the lads in the village come wooing to me

First Line: While the girls of our village are dressing and gadding

Harding B 11(905)

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Edition - Bod8917

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of three. See Firth c.26(118) Slip. Part of a sheet of three. See Firth c.26(118)

Series Identifier: 46


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Pretty Jane

First Line: My pretty Jane, my pretty Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1126

Title: Solomon Lob

First Line: Solomon Lob was a ploughman stout

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(258)

Notes:  Slip. Slip.


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Edition - Bod9205

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co. Printers 2 and 3 Monmouth Court Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1086

Title: Scenes that are brightest

First Line: Scenes that are brightest

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Performers:  Romer, Miss

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1689

Title: Conversation betwixt the old and the new London bridge

First Line: The chimnies tall had left off smoking

Notes:  Harding B 16(59a) is another issue of this ballad alone is another issue with a different printer

Themes:  London bridge

Firth c.16(465)

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Harding B 11(3436)

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Johnson Ballads 1124

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Edition - Bod9876

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, 6, Chadderton-street, off Oldham-road, Manchester


1st Ballad

Title: Haymakers

First Line: The noontide is hot and our foreheads are brown

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Pretty Jane

First Line: My pretty Jane, my pretty Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Harding B 15(127b)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod15382

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: Away to the mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my pretty Jane! Ah! never look so shy

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Harding B 17(13b)

Notes:  Torn at lower right corner. Slip Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2314a

Notes:  Torn at lower right corner. Slip Slip

Johnson Ballads 2315

Notes:  Torn at lower right corner. Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod6928

Imprint Names:  Burdett, J.T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1855

Imprint: London: Printed and Published by J.T. Burdett, St. John Str., Smithfield

Series Identifier: 33


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24465

Title: The postman's knock

First Line: What a wonderful man the postman is

Authors:  Thornton, L.M., d. 1888

Themes:  Postmen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1086

Title: Scenes that are brightest

First Line: Scenes that are brightest

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Firth b.25(61)

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Harding B 11(3130)

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Edition - Bod7680

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb, with silent grief oppress'd

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander when day-beams decline

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Firth b.27(448)

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Edition - Bod19294

Imprint Names:  Hodgson, O.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Sold by O. Hodgson, 111, Fleet-street, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4673

Title: The sea!

First Line: The sea, the sea, the open sea!

Authors:  Cornwall, Barry, 1787-1874

Themes:  Sea, the

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4172

Title: The hardy sailor

First Line: The hardy sailor braves the ocean

Authors:  Arnold, Dr.

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1055

Title: Robber's glee

First Line: The tiger couches [sic] in the wood

Johnson Ballads 1283

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Edition - Bod22940

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 23


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V391

Title: Hearts of oak

First Line: Come, cheer up, lads, 'tis to glory we steer

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3845

Title: Oh! tell me, Memory

First Line: Oh! tell me, memory, no more

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

2806 d.31(3)

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Firth b.27(333)

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Harding B 11(1514)

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Johnson Ballads 3301

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Edition - Bod4796

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30232

Title: The flag of reform

First Line: All hail! to old England, to Britons all hail

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met -- 'twas in a crowd -- and I thought he would shun me

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

3rd Ballad

Title: Our patriot king

First Line: Fill high to the brim, and let this be the toast

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V432

Title: The evening star

First Line: At close of day, when evening star

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: All the lads in the village come wooing to me

First Line: While the girls of our village are dressing and gadding

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V15261

Title: What a shocking bad hat

First Line: You lads and you lasses come listen to me

Themes:  Countryman in London

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13781

Title: Green hills of Tyrol

First Line: Green hills of Tyrol! again I see

Themes:  Tyrol, the

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V7545

Title: My pretty page

First Line: Florence. My pretty page look out afar

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: Away, away to the mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V685

Title: Listen! dear Fanny

First Line: Listen! dear Fanny, oh! listen to me

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Harding B 36(6)

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Edition - Bod1384

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, (late 123) Union Street, Boro'

Notes:  Harding B 11(4092) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 59


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met, - 'twas in a crowd

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Themes:  Unrequited love

Firth b.26(279)

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Edition - Bod13525

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Notes:  Firth b.26(279) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 59


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met -- 'twas in a crowd

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

Harding B 11(4092)

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Edition - Bod18818

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13823

Title: Thou art gone from my gaze

First Line: Thou art gone from my gaze, like a beautiful dream

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 271

Title: Vilikins and his Dinah!

First Line: 'Tis of a rich merchant who in London did dwell

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The battle of Trafalgar -- death of Nelson

First Line: 'Twas in Trafalgar's bay

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V19133

Title: Hurra for the thistle

First Line: Hurrah for the thistle! the brave Scottish thistle

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V865

Title: Lowden's bonny woods and braes

First Line: Loudon's bonny woods and braes

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V901

Title: Cab! cab!

First Line: I goes out cab driving

Themes:  Hansom cabs

9th Ballad

Title: Pop goes the weazel!

First Line: A country lad the other day come all the way from Berkshire

Themes:  Countryman in London

Harding B 40(22)

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Edition - Bod5314

Imprint Names:  Swindells

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1796 and 1853

Imprint: Swindells, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20050

Title: Ben Backstay

First Line: Ben Backstay lov'd the gentle Anna

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 949

Title: The storm

First Line: Cease rude Boreas, blust'ring railer

Authors:  Stevens, George Alexander, 1710-1784

Themes:  Sailors

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: L, A, W, Law

First Line: Come list to me for a minute

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 5510

Title: Charlie is my darling

First Line: Charlie is my darling, my darling, my darling

Themes:  Jacobite Rebellion, 1745

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 370

Title: Dawning of the day

First Line: As I walk'd forth one morning fair, all in the summer time

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Caroline of Edinburgh town

First Line: Come all young men & maidens attend unto my rhyme

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 13848

Title: Cabin boy

First Line: The sea was rough, the clouds were dark

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V6189

Title: Love has eyes

First Line: Love's blind they say, O never, nay

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering tale

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue-eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Here's a health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V5272

Title: Is there a heart

First Line: Is there a heart that never loved?

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V4301

Title: Life's a bumper

First Line: Life's a bumper fill'd by fate

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 126

Title: Derby ram

First Line: As I was going to Derby, all on a market day

Subjects:  Derby (England)

Themes:  Markets

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V3516

Title: Sweet evening bells

First Line: Sweet evening bells, sweet evening bells

Themes:  Bells

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13749

Title: The banks of the blue Moselle

First Line: When the glow-worm gilds the elfin flow'r

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V443

Title: Kitty Jones

First Line: Not long ago a simple lad, from Yorkshire I did roam

19th Ballad

Title: They march'd thro' the town

First Line: Oh! they march'd thro' the town with their banners so gay

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 13896

Title: Begone dull care

First Line: Begone dull care, I prithee begone from me

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 23518

Title: Old English gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a good old song

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4849

Title: Little love is a mischievous thing

First Line: Little love is a mischievous thing

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1660

Title: Here in a cool grot

First Line: Here in a cool grot and mossy cell

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V238

Title: Bid me discourse

First Line: Bid me discourse, I will enchant thine ear

Johnson Ballads fol. 412


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Edition - Bod18561

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Manchester: Printed and Sold at J. Kiernan's, Garden-street, Shude-hill


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: Red rose

First Line: O my love's like a red, red rose

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9596

Title: Philadelphia las[s]

First Line: It was on one summer's evening

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: Highland home

First Line: My highland home where tempests blow

Themes:  Scotland

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 164

Title: Sir John Barleycorn

First Line: There were three kings into the east

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The lucky farmer's boy

First Line: The sun had set behind the hill

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 22830

Title: The wanderer

First Line: Cease awhile, ye winds, to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7728

Title: Go along Bob

First Line: As Joe the dustman, drove his noble team

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 17792

Title: Gallant sailor

First Line: Farewell thou dear and gallant sailor

Themes:  Sailors

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: Bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane, my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13265

Title: Teddy the tiler

First Line: From Dublin town the other night

Themes:  Irish wakes

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rooke

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: Oh think on my fate once I freedom enjoy'd

Authors:  Cross, J.C. (James C.), d. 1810

Themes:  Slavery - galley slaves

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: Fanny and her pitcher

First Line: Said I to a lass I met the other day

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V4813

Title: The devil take tomorrow

First Line: Old father Pat was blithe and free

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 4355

Title: Exile of Erin

First Line: There came to the beach a poor exile of Erin

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13792

Title: The kiss dear maid

First Line: The kiss dear maid, thy lips has left

Themes:  Kissing

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 9395

Title: Colin stole my heart

First Line: The fields were green the hills were gay

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highland Mary

First Line: Ye banks & braes and streams around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Answer to Alice Gray

First Line: He strikes the minstrel lyre again

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2390

Title: Long time Ive courted

First Line: Long time I've courted you, miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: Helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: 583

Title: Young Johnson

First Line: Cold winter is past

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V7200

Title: Swiss maid

First Line: Come haste thee, come haste thee my bonny Swiss maid

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 829

Title: Rakish young fellow

First Line: When I was a rakish young fellow

Harding B 36(25)

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Edition - Bod974

Imprint Names:  Ordoyno, W.

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Imprint: Printed and Sold Wholesale and Retail by W. Ordoyno, Newton Street, Nottingham

Notes:  An uncut sheet of two titles.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13784

Title: Happy land

First Line: Happy land! happy land!

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13752

Title: After many roving years

First Line: Oh, after many roving years

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 298

Title: Where are you going my pretty maid

First Line: Where are you going my pretty maid?

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13804

Title: My Helen is the fairest flower

First Line: My Helen is the fairest flower

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V8045

Title: Kiss me now or never

First Line: The morn was fair, the month was May

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: Rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V826

Title: The smile and sigh

First Line: There is a smile I dearly prize

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2890

Title: My love's like the red red rose

First Line: Oh, my love's like the red red rose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V28711

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Of mighty nature's handy works

Themes:  Women

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare the tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13786

Title: Lost Rosabel

First Line: They have given thee to another

Themes:  Lovers parted

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13894

Title: Journey'd over many lands

First Line: I've journey'd over many lands

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V3323

Title: My bark is on the sea

First Line: Do you ever think of me love

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: The old house at home

First Line: Oh, the old house at home where my forefathers dwelt

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V28099

Title: My old girl at home

First Line: To my old girl at home these lines I'll indite

Themes:  Family life

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V8090

Title: Merry Christ-Church bells

First Line: Hark! the bonny Christ-Church bells

Themes:  Bells

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V3790

Title: The gypsey prince

First Line: No more, no more shall the notes of love

Themes:  War

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 4260

Title: Allan water

First Line: On the banks of Allan-water

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1694

Title: My dear native isle

First Line: Dear native isle; the summer sun is glowing

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 13836

Title: We've liv'd and lov'd together

First Line: We have liv'd and lov'd together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V806

Title: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

First Line: Oh, yes! I oft remember thee

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7936

Title: A duet

First Line: Cup of nectar -- rosy nectar

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V227

Title: Dolly Day

First Line: She's just what I expected her

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V888

Title: By the gaily circling glass

First Line: By the gaily circling glass

Themes:  Drinking

26th Ballad - Roud Number: 1346

Title: Hail! smiling morn

First Line: Hail! smiling morn that tips the hill with gold

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V326

Title: Chanting Benny, or the Batch of ballads

First Line: When quite a babe my parents said

Themes:  Ballads

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V30655

Title: The queen of merry England

First Line: O the queen of merry England

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Patriotism

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb, with silent grief oppress'd

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

30th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my Jo

First Line: John Anderson, my Jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

31st Ballad - Roud Number: 23540

Title: Sweet May morn

First Line: It was early one sweet May morning

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5060

Title: Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

First Line: O Willie brew'd a peck o' maut

Themes:  Drinking

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my pretty Jane!

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V27855

Title: Drink, boys, drink

First Line: Come, push about the grog, and drink, boys drink

Themes:  Drinking

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder, blow! thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V2980

Title: A new version of the Admiral

First Line: How swiftly rides our gallant bark

Themes:  Naval

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: My beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander when day beams decline

Themes:  Rhine, river

38th Ballad - Roud Number: 1235

Title: Health to all good lasses

First Line: Here's a health to all good lasses

Themes:  Drinking

Firth b.25(600/601)

Notes:  Firth b.25(600/601) is torn at top and bottom.



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