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IconClass Codes:
45C221: Helmet
41C741(+1): Pipe ~ tobacco (+ taking (particular) foodstuffs: eating, drinking, smoking, chewing, etc.)
25F711(FLY): Insects: fly
44A1(+3)(YORKSHIRE): Coat of arms (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ province; provincial)
25F711(FLEA): Insects: flea
25F32(MAGPIE): Song-birds: magpie
41C692(BACON): Kinds of meat (with NAME)

Edition - Bod6876

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 65

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4832

Title: Black thing

First Line: Ye nymphs and ye swains that trip over the plains

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V468

Title: Farewell my trim built wherry

First Line: Then farewell my trim-built wherry

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Subjects:  Thames river (England)

Themes:  Wherrymen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3031

Title: Woman kill that flea (Parody on \"Woodman spare that tree\")

First Line: Old women kill that flea

Firth b.34(31)

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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 - Bod10846

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Preston

Series Identifier: 397

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1178

Title: New way to make a good husband

First Line: Attend, ye married women, while I tell you of a plan

Themes:  Domestic economy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3034

Title: The bug and flea

First Line: Said a west country flea to a London bug

Themes:  City vs. country

2806 c.13(133)

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Firth c.26(69)

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Edition - Bod19193

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent-street, Borough

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3037

Title: The wonderful flea

First Line: I am ask'd to sing, and lies I hate

Themes:  Fleas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Bessy the sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Bessy was a sailor's bride

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23112

Title: May-day morning

First Line: To the fields I carried my milking can

Johnson Ballads 1153

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3040

The finger & the flea
The white flag; or Boney's abdication

First Lines:
Oh! Paris is in perpetual f├Ęte
Great news brother Britons our joy freely share

Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Edition - Bod21118

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5147

Title: The haughs of Crumdel

First Line: As I came in by Auchendown

Themes:  Crumdel fight

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5408

Title: Duncan & Maggie M'Craw

First Line: 'Twas a wearie fu' wark, that befel in the dark

Themes:  Fleas

2806 c.11(103)

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2806 c.14(66)

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