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Edition - Bod8785

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: Raw recruit

First Line: About nine years ago I was digging the land

Themes:  Soldiers

Firth c.14(114)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12024

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Printed by E. Hodges, (late Pitt's) Toy and Marble Warehouse, [31 Dudley] Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: Irish recruit

First Line: About nine years ago I was digging the land

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V314

Title: The peace of the valley is fled

First Line: The peace of the valley is fled!

Themes:  War

Harding B 11(1791)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 520

Titles:
The frolicksome Irishman
Raw recruit
The Irish soldier
The Kerry recruit
Irish recruit
Paddy's ramble
The Irish recruit
The frolicsome Irishman

First Lines:
Says Paddy in Ireland no longer I'll stay
About nine years ago, I was digging of land
Nine years ago I was digging land
About nine years ago, and I digging the land
Nine years ago I was digging of land
About nine years ago, I've been digging the land
About four years ago I was digging the land
It's a long time ago since I was digging up land
About nine months ago I was digging the land
About nine years ago I was digging the land
It's a long time since I was digging up land

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Soldiers
War
Irish - England
Soldiers, Irish

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