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Edition - Bod16655

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: The rambling soldier

First Line: I am a soldier blithe and gay

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 17(251a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod13031

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1832 and 1842

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. and T. Fordyce, 15, Grey str.

Series Identifier: 72


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: The rambling soldier

First Line: I am a soldier blithe and gay

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5932

Title: Oysters, sir

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders

Harding B 11(3228)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 518

Titles:
The rambing [sic] sailor
The rambling sailor
The rambling miner
Rambling soldier
Rambling sailor
The rambling soldier

First Lines:
I am a soldier blithe and gay
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I have crossed the ocean
I am a miner stout and bold
I am a sailor stout & bold long time I have ploughed the ocean
I am a soldier blythe and gay
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I've plough'd the ocean
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I have ploughed the ocean
I am a sailor stout & bold, long time I have ploughed the ocean
I am a sailor stout and bold
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I've crossed the ocean

Subjects:
Plymouth (England)
Dover (England)
Woolwich (England)
Liverpool (England)
Greenwich (England)

Themes:
Sexual boasts
Sailors
Prostitution
Coalmines and mining
Soldiers
Naval

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