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Sheet - Firth c.12(224)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 466

Title: The lover's lament for her sailor

First Line: As I was a walking all on the sea-shore

Themes:  Lovers parted



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Sheet - 2806 c.17(224)

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Notes:  Slip.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3207

Title: Law, a new song

First Line: Come listen to me for a minute

Notes:  Five stanzas



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Sheet - 2806 c.18(224)

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Notes:  Slip.
2806 b.9(31) is a similar ballad with the name suitably changed.


Ballad - Roud Number: 4720

Title: O'Reilly from the Co. Kerry Or the Phoenix of Erin's green isle

First Line: When first I came to this country

Subjects:  Ireland



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Sheet - Firth c.18(224)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V8312

Title: The flower of Lancashire

First Line: As I walked out one morning clear



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Sheet - Harding B 25(224)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V270

Title: Blue ey'd Mary

First Line: In a cottage embosom'd within a deep shade

Themes:  Prostitution



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Sheet - Harding B 22(224)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V25379

Title: No good without an exception

First Line: The world is a good thing, ah! how sweet and delicious

Performers:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

References:

ESTC: T196063



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Sheet - Firth c.22(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V8029

Title: The king of drunkards

First Line: I am the king and the prince of drunkards

References:

ESTC: T29470

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Harding B 20(224)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V9391

Title: Nancy of Bristol

First Line: Farewell my dearest Nancy

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Firth c.19(224)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V29941

Title: The scavenger's ball

First Line: Oh such a party, so gay and so hearty

Themes:  Dancing



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(224)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip.
Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(81).


Ballad - Roud Number: V9911

Title: The three great powers about to go to war

First Line: Hark! loud rumour of fierce bloody war

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856



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Sheet - 2806 b.9(224)

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 2360

Title: The English courtship

First Line: I am a young fellow that's given for ruarl [sic] sport

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Irish - EnglandElopement



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(224)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1851]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V34935

Title: New song on the fatal coal-pit explosion at Nitshill which took place on the morning of the 15th March, 1851, when 61 lives were lost

First Line: Oh, sad is the news in the village of Nitshill

Themes:  Coalmines and mining



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Sheet - Harding B 26(224)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V715

Title: Grand conversation on Sebastopol arose

First Line: As the Western powers of Europe, united all together

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856



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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod12616

IconClass Codes:
47I224: Shearing (sheep)

Sheet - Harding B 15(224a)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 596

Title: North of America

First Line: As we sailed out of Glasgow, being in the month of June

Subjects:  North America

Themes:  Seven Years War, 1756-1763French and Indian war, 1756-1763



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Sheet - Harding B 16(224b)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Slip
The illustration is part of a pictorial alphabet (letters L and M): see Firth c.21(66) and Harding B 11(3360).


Ballad - Roud Number: V1779

Title: The oyster girl

First Line: Many a knight and lady gay

Themes:  Street traders



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Sheet - Harding B 16(224a)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V8710

Title: The orphan boy

First Line: Stay lady -- stay, for mercy's sake

Authors:  Opie, Amelia Alderson, 1769-1853

Themes:  Orphans



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Sheet - Harding B 15(224b)

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Slip
Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 491 for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 13873

Title: Not a drum was heard

First Line: Not a drum was heard, nor a funeral note

Authors:  Wolfe, Charles, 1791-1823

Subjects:  Moore, John, Sir, 1761-1809



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Sheet - Harding B 17(224a)

Imprint Names:  Ross, JohnStewart

Imprint Locations:  NewcastleCarlisle

Date  between 1847 and 1852

Notes:  Slip

Series Identifier: 16


Ballad - Roud Number: V30657

Title: Old Erin's Green

First Line: O the very first time I saw my love it was on old Erin's Green

Themes:  Rejected suitor



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Sheet - Harding B 16(224c)

Imprint Names:  Quick, J.V.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V2175

Title: Ribbons stuck in the cap border

First Line: Good people attend I will sing you a song

Themes:  Fashions



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Sheet - G.A. Warw. b.2(224)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  [1803]

Ballad - Roud Number: V27173

Title: Chairing song

First Line: See how! see how! corruption falls before us

Tune: Justice triumphant

Themes:  Parliamentary elections, Coventry



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Sheet - Harding B 17(224b)

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Notes:  Slip

Series Identifier: 6


Ballad

Title: The old miser

First Line: 'Tis of an old miser, in London did dwell

Themes:  Misers



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Sheet - 2806 c.11(224)

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1858

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V21057

Title: Airn John

First Line: Airn John since that's your name

Tune: John Anderson, my joe

Subjects:  Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:  Local governmentCity parks



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 2(224b)

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Notes:  Sheet divided


Ballad - Roud Number: V9988

Title: The tragedy of Hero and Leander: or, The two unfortunate lovers

First Line: Come mournful muse assist my quill

Tune: I will never love thee more

References:

ESTC: R216114

Themes:  Drowning



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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod3877

IconClass Codes:
47I224: Shearing (sheep)
47A12: Factory-building

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