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Sheet - Don. b.13(13)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad

Title: A conscionable couple: or, [T]he valiant resolution of a young-man and a maid

First Line: This doth make the world to wonder

Tune: The faithful friend

References:

ESTC: R18959

Themes:  EmigrationReligious controversy



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Sheet - Harding B 13(13)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1859]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9717

Title: Lines on the great fight bewteen Tom Sayers, champion of England, and Bob Brettle, of Birmingham. For £600 and a bet of £200 to £20

First Line: You lovers of the pugelistic [sic] ring, attend with mirth and cheers

Subjects:  Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865Brettle, Bob

Themes:  Prizefighting1859


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2141

Title: John Barleycorn

First Line: John Barleycorn is a hero bold as any in the land

Themes:  Beer


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13355

Title: The waggoner

First Line: They say I's but a waggoner, yet waggoner I'll be

Themes:  Waggoners



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(13)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V984

Title: A most laughable and curious dialogue which took place in this town, between a married couple

First Line: In this fair town not long ago

Themes:  Marriage



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Sheet - Firth c.13(13)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Slip.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1038

Title: Gosport beach

First Line: On Gosport beach I landed

Notes:  Four stanzas; compare to Firth c.12(383)

Subjects:  Gosport (England)Chatham (England)



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(173)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V124

Title: Always speak well of a woman

First Line: I sing in praise of woman

Themes:  Women



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Sheet - Harding B 13(5)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 557


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2147

Title: Fight between Donnelly and Cooper

First Line: Come all you true bred Irishmen and listen to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9697

Title: The Shannon and Chesapeake

First Line: She comes, she comes, in glorious style!

Themes:  Shannon/Chesapeake engagement, 1813



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(13)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Mey-liedeken

First Line: Sa wilt u verblyden

Tune: Is liefde soet lyden waerom baertse dan pyn?


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Beklacht-liedeken, van Mieken stout

First Line: Wel Miecken stout


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Nieuw liedeken van de nobel neusen

First Line: Wy mogen wesen goede lien

Themes:  Noses


4th Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Liedeken tot lof van de schoen-maeckers en st. Crispyn

First Line: O soeten tijdt October maent!



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(3)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  c.1714

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Vermakelyke Vryagie

First Line: Jongman. Schoon Isabel verstaet mijn reden wel

Tune: Schoon Isabel


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Nieuw Liedeken, van de doodt van den Koninck van Vranckryck Ludovicus den xiv

First Line: O doodt o vreede doodt!

Tune: Biron

Subjects:  Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Vertroostinge over d'Overledene, door de Bruyloft van de Levende

First Line: Liefste Rosalinde waerom weende gy

Tune: Trompet marin oft Wat voor groote blydtschap



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Sheet - Wood E 25(13)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V9323

Title: Unconstant Phillis. Or, The infortunate shepherds lamentation

First Line: How cruel is fortune grown

Tune: Tell me no more you love

References:

ESTC: R16459



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Sheet - Don. b.13(101)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad - Roud Number: V6927

Title: A way to wooe a witty wench. Or, A dialogue between two lovers

First Line: Man. O my dearest do not grieve

Tune: Musgrove's march

References:

ESTC: R227463



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Sheet - Don. b.13(22)

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.Whitwood, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1666 and 1679

Ballad - Roud Number: V5439

Title: The distressed pilgrim

First Line: I am a pilgrim poor and bare

Tune: Who can blame my woe, or I am a jovial bachelor

References:

ESTC: R216012

Themes:  Religious faithPoverty



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(77)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 659


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15796

Title: Sale of a wife

First Line: Come all you lads and lasses gay

Themes:  ShoemakersCotton textile industryWife-sellingSmithfield Market, London


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1981

Title: Live and let live

First Line: \"Live and let live\" is the first law of nature

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Themes:  Tolerance



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Sheet - Harding B 13(170)

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Ballad - Roud Number: V2854

Title: The Jenny Lind mania; or the Swedish nightingale arrived at last

First Line: Oh! is there not a pretty fuss

Subjects:  Lind, Jenny (Johanna Maria), 1820-1887



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Sheet - Curzon b.10(13)

Imprint Names:  Wallis, J.Crowder, J.Hemsted, E.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  [c.1803]

Ballad - Roud Number: V21578

Title: A relish for Old Nick. Song, on the threatened invasion

First Line: Arm neighbours at length

Tune: Vicar and Moses

Authors:  Loyal subject (Pseudonym)

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815French invasion scares



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Sheet - Don. b.13(5)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad - Roud Number: 2632

Title: The Benjamin's lamentation for their sad loss at sea, by storms and tempests

First Line: Captain Chilver's gone to sea

Tune: The poor Benjamin

References:

ESTC: R232485

Themes:  Shipwreck



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Sheet - Harding B 13(336)

Imprint Names:  Walker, J.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  18--

Series Identifier: 88


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7646

Title: Death of Simon Byrne

First Line: Mourn Erin's sons your hero brave

Themes:  Prizefighting


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4281

Title: There's brighter days in store

First Line: Don't talk of life's troubles with sad rueful face

Tune: Rory O'More



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Sheet - Don. b.13(10)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(129) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1827

Title: The city caper: or, The Whetstones-park privateer

First Line: The Jenny a small Pickaroon in the park

Tune: Captain Digby's farewell

References:

ESTC: R227017

Themes:  Prostituion



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Sheet - Don. b.13(1)

Imprint Names:  Bates, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1685 and 1714

Ballad - Roud Number: V9328

Title: An answer to Unconstant William, or, The young-man's resolution to pay the young lasses in their own coin

First Line: I am a brisk batchelor, airy and young

Tune: Here I love, there I love

References:

ESTC: T92374



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Sheet - Don. b.13(100)

Imprint Names:  Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1681 and 1684

Ballad - Roud Number: V5824

Title: A warning-piece for all wicked livers: or, A cavat [sic] for all people to remember their latter end

First Line: To you both old and young

Tune: The rich merchant man

Notes:  The initial letters of the verses spell: Thomas Lanfire

References:

ESTC: R12204

Subjects:  Lanfiere, Thomas

Themes:  Repentance



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Sheet - Don. b.13(102)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Ballad

Title: The West-country jigg: or, Love in due season

First Line: When Soll with his beams

Tune: New Exeter

References:

ESTC: R227469

Themes:  Unrequited love



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Sheet - Don. b.13(103)

Imprint Names:  Wolrah, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V6548

Title: The West-country miser: or, An unconscionable farmer's miserable end

First Line: Let all loving people be pleas'd to attend

Tune: Love's a sweet passion

References:

ESTC: R227471

Themes:  FarmersEconomy and trade - 17th century



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Sheet - Don. b.13(23)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Notes:  Wood E 25(20) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V27485

Title: The dying lovers reprieve. Or, The reward of true love

First Line: Fairest and dearest to thee I am bound

Tune: Digby's farewell

References:

ESTC: R227121



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Sheet - Don. b.13(104)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Notes:  The speeches in the first illustration read: \"My book you see, Remember me\" ... \"Then the Old cause, We will set free\". The speech in the second illustration reads: \"Remember the good old cause\"


Ballad - Roud Number: V28106

Title: The Whig rampant: or, Exaltation

First Line: Now now the Tories all shall stoop

Tune: Hey boys up go we

Notes:  Originally written by Francis Quarles, but added to by Tom D'Urfey and others

References:

ESTC: R2621

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th centuryExclusion bill, 1680-1681



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Sheet - Don. b.13(105)

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V32349

Title: Sir William of the West: or, The entire love and courtship, between a noble knight and beautifull Mary; a minister's daughter in Dorsetshire

First Line: Young William met his love

Tune: The ring of gold

References:

ESTC: R228657



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Sheet - Don. b.13(44)

Imprint Names:  Blare, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1683 and 1706

Ballad

Title: The jealous lover satisfy'd

First Line: There was in Bristol city fair

Tune: The gallant youth of Gravesend

References:

ESTC: R216480



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