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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod22829

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11H(GEORGE)4: Non-miraculous activities and events ~ St. George

Edition - Bod11227

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and Sold at No 4, Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V7925

Title: An excellent ballad of George Barnwell

First Line: All ye youths of fair England

Harding B 1(17)

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Edition - Bod8999

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1871

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box, ... street, Glasgow ... Saturday, February 4, 1871


Ballad - Roud Number: V7805

Title: The field of Waterloo

First Line: Stop: for thy tread is on an empire's dust!

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

Firth c.14(35)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod20200

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1889]

Notes:  4 p.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4052

Title: 10th July 1889

First Line: Ho! list to a lay

Subjects:  Curzon, George, 1859-1925Cust, Henry J.C., 1861-1917

Themes:  1889Social elites

Johnson Ballads 2910


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Edition - Bod1239

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street

Series Identifier: 774


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16294

Title: Love! love!! or, Scrumptious love

First Line: Love, love, oh! what is love?

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20171

Title: The un-seaworthy ship

First Line: The doomed ship weighs anchor, out she's bound

Tune: Driven from home

Authors:  Smith, J.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth c.26(223)

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Firth c.26(251)

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Edition - Bod1316

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, & 122 Church Street, Office, 4, North Road Preston

Series Identifier: 134


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7863

Title: The collier lass

First Line: My name is Polly Parker, I'm come o'er from Worsley

Themes:  Coalmines and mining

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5330

Title: A new song in praise of George Donaldson. The champion of the light weights

First Line: Come all you sporting lively lads wherever that you be

Themes:  Wrestling

2806 c.13(180)

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Edition - Bod1467

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1616

Title: There's bound to be a row

First Line: I'm a poor, unlucky married man

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14984

Title: Shy! shy!! dreadfully shy!

First Line: Had I been a monk or a hermit, that dwelt

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2806 c.16(172)

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Harding B 11(3776)

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Edition - Bod6542

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 and 6 Chadderton st, Manchester

Series Identifier: 680


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6278

Title: If ever I cease to love

First Line: In a house, in a square, in a quadrant

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8049

Title: Kiss me mother, ere I die

First Line: Kiss me, mother, ere I die

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3903

Title: Happy Irish Dan

First Line: Faith I'm a happy Irish boy, the pride of all the land

Performers:  Collins, Dan

Firth b.27(343)

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Edition - Bod11296

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121 & 122, Church Street, Office, 4 & 5, North Road, Preston

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1317

Title: The methodist parson, or Preaching for bacon

First Line: A methodist parson whose name it was George

Themes:  ReligionClergyMethodists

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1693

Title: When my old hat was new

First Line: I am a poor old man in years, come listen to my song

Themes:  Times

2806 c.13(61)

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Edition - Bod10746

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester; Printed by Thomas Pearson, Machine Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 783


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17672

Title: The jockey's ride to win; or, Whip, whip & spur

First Line: A hundred pounds, my master said, to you my boy, I'll pay

Themes:  Horse-racing

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21505

Title: Mother says I mus'nt

First Line: I fell in love with a pretty girl

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Firth c.26(245)

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Edition - Bod14060

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Firth b.22(f. 4/1) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7976

Title: To Robert earl of Oxford, late Lord Treasurer, on his excess of mirth, at the proclaming [sic] of his majesty king George

First Line: I thought to have sent

Tune: Ye commons and peers

Authors:  P., J.

References:

ESTC: T178514

Subjects:  Harley, Robert, Earl of Oxford, 1661-1724

Harding B 3(6)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15827

Imprint Names:  Harris, G.S.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Penna.

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale at George S. Harris' Card and Job Printing Office S.E. cor. of 4th & Vine Sts., Phila.


Ballad - Roud Number: 13782

Title: Holy friar. A humorous song

First Line: I am a friar of orders grey

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

Themes:  FoodClergy

Harding B 18(247)

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Edition - Bod5249

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank, Isaac and George

Date  1806

Imprint: Publish'd June 4, 1806, by Laurie & Whittle, 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892). Johnson Ballads fol. 103 is coloured.

Series Identifier: 427


Ballad - Roud Number: V26535

Title: Sound philosophy. Captain Morris's celebrated drinking song

First Line: I've oft been ask'd by prosing souls

Tune: Jolly Dick the lamp lighter

Performers:  Dignum, Charles, 1765-1827TaylorMunden, Joseph Shepherd, 1758-1832

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 10(30)

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Johnson Ballads fol. 103

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Edition - Bod11372

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank, George

Date  1810

Imprint: Published 4th April, 1810, by Laurie & Whittle, No. 53, Fleet Street, London

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

Series Identifier: 514


Ballad - Roud Number: V6688

Title: Bang-up -- random, or tandem. Some push along with four in hand while others drive at ramdom

First Line: With spirits gay I mount the box, the tits up to their traces

Authors:  Pocock, J.

Performers:  Mathews, Charles, 1776-1835

Performance Locations:  Lyceum Theatre

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Driving

Harding B 10(72)

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Edition - Bod7425

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester: T. Pearson, Machine Printer, 4 and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 692


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3901

Title: Happy costermonger Bill

First Line: I'm a member of a class of boys

Attributation: Written and composed by Mr. Frank W. Egerton expressly for Jolly little Lewis ... and ... Fred. Rickards, Liverpool

Authors:  Egerton, Frank W.

Performers:  LewisRickards, Fred

Performance Locations:  Liverpool

Themes:  Street traders

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4626

Title: Nelly's gone for ever

First Line: Leaving the village at the dawning

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7365

Title: Bom, bom, bom, or, Pretty Polly Pringle

First Line: I'll sing s [sic] tale, and tell a song

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

Themes:  Rejected suitorPolice

Firth b.26(66)

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Firth c.14(310)

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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod6649

IconClass Codes:
44A51(GREAT BRITAIN): Personifications of countries, nations, states, districts, etc. (with NAME)
31B6214(+82): Weeping (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
42E31: Grave, tomb
42E131: Mourning the dead
23U22: Hourglass
31A72: Female sex; woman
42B7422: Mother and daughter(s) (family group)
44BB191: Crown (symbol of sovereignty) - BB - female ruler
42E351: Effigy, 'gisant' (portrait-figure on closed coffin or in 'castrum doloris'), transi
61BB2(Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, Queen, consort of George IV, King of Great Britain, 1768-1821): Historical person (with NAME) - BB - woman
23A4: Allegorical representations of the effects of time

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