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Edition - Bod3957

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: A new song call'd The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire live'd in Thomastown clere [sic]

Themes:  Social statusTransvestismWomen hunters

Harding B 26(221)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2162b

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1540

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1685

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, in Pye-Corner, 1685

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(18b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4866

Title: The beggars delight. As it was sung at the Theatre-royal

First Line: [Courtiers,] courtiers, think it no harm

References:

ESTC: R214351

Themes:  Social statusSexual intercourse

Douce Ballads 1(18a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; torn left edge.


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Edition - Bod1814

Imprint Names:  Whitwood, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: London, Printed for W. Whitwood, in Duck-Lane

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(11b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 67

Title: The beautiful shepherdess of Arcadia. A new postoral [sic] song

First Line: There was a shepheards daughter

Tune: The shepherd's delight

References:

ESTC: R235576

Themes:  Social statusSeduction

Douce Ballads 1(14a)

Notes:  A divided sheet.


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Edition - Bod3640

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby in Pye-cornerr [sic]

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(18a) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4866

Title: The beggars delight. As it was sung at the Theatre-royal

First Line: Courtiers, courtiers, think it no harm

References:

ESTC: R234883

Themes:  Social statusSexual intercourse

Douce Ballads 1(16b)

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Edition - Bod12412

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 1


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3007

Title: The maid that sold her barley

First Line: It's cold and raw the north wind blow

Themes:  DeceptionRural societyAttempted seduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15496

Title: The fortunate maid

First Line: It's of a pretty maiden fair

Themes:  Social statusLovers partedCruel parents

Harding B 11(2301)

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Johnson Ballads 2663

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 2663 is holed.


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Johnson Ballads 3290

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Edition - Bod21099

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: 24031

Title: Most tragic lines written on the seductian [sic] and lamentable death of Anny Gray

First Line: Bou [sic] lads & lasses I pray draw near

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentSocial statusPregnancy

2806 b.9(67)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(654)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2115b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2145b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2196d

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1030

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Notes:  See Firth b.28(1a) for imprint. With a poem, an advertisement, and toasts.

Series Identifier: Portrait Series [Fred. Harvey] 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V30415

Title: It wasn't me

First Line: Before I got married and lost all my wool

Authors:  Osborne, Charles

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Themes:  Drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4474

Title: Little children

First Line: You are glad, O little children

Performers:  Elliott, Meredith

3rd Ballad

Title: Makes you feel uneasy, doesn't it?

First Line: There are times when nearly all men

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2119

Title: Kathleen, asthore

First Line: In an old Irish home sat an old Irish farmer

Performers:  MacNally, Jessie

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

5th Ballad

Title: Edge one!

First Line: If you're out upon the ramble

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V30814

Title: Love's ever at love's side

First Line: Love, you are in the hills

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V20527

Title: The night I played Richard the Third

First Line: I always had a fancy to come out upon the stage

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Themes:  Theaters

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V29539

Title: Little mud cabin

First Line: In this wide, dreary, world, sad and friendless, alone

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2858

Title: As in a looking glass

First Line: Seen, as in a looking glass are our thoughts where'er we go

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

Themes:  Countryman in LondonSocial criticism

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6313

Title: Parody on Comrades!

First Line: We were boozers chums together, old Jack Brown and I

Themes:  Drinking

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1229

Title: Loving tears

First Line: Ah love, the sun is sinking into the silent sea

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V28956

Title: Friends were saying good-bye

First Line: One day at the docks I stood watching the ships

Authors:  St. Clair, F.V.

Performers:  LeBlanc, Marie

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V28614

Title: Lover's lane

First Line: There's a sylvan path enchanting to all sweethearts in all times

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V30106

Title: That was me

First Line: In a quarter of London well-known as the Dials

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Amusements

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V20229

Title: Starlight

First Line: Starlight only shone above you

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 2145

Title: The wild man of Borneo has just come to town

First Line: The wild man of Borneo has just come to town

Performers:  Two Macs

17th Ballad

Title: Oh, take care of it

First Line: A careful man I've always been

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V19563

Title: Our society

First Line: We joined a new socity I took the oath to-day

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V8959

Title: My dog and my gun

First Line: Let gay ones and great make the most of their fate

Authors:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 21656

Title: My sweeetheart [sic] when a boy

First Line: Tho' many gentle hearts I've known

21st Ballad

Title: Our flat

First Line: Jones and I the other day were rather short of tin

Performers:  Harvey, Fred, 1856-1895

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5278

Title: Queen of my heart

First Line: I stand at your threshold sighing

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5841

Title: All thro' sticking to a soldier

First Line: If you gaze upon my \"chivey\" you will see I've got the hump

Performers:  Lundberg, Ada, 1850-1899

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V29943

Title: Tiddy fol lol

First Line: There's a party I know, Tiddy fol lol, tiddy fol lol

Themes:  Social statusAmusements

Firth b.28(2)

Notes:  See Firth b.28(1a) for imprint. With a poem, an advertisement, and toasts. The illustration is coloured. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918





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