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Sheet - Firth c.15(15)

Imprint Names:  B., H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1682

Notes:  Ashm. G 16(161) is another issue. See Ashm. G 16(56), The Whigs exaltation.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20099

Title: The Tories confession or, A merry song in answer to The Whigs exaltation

First Line: A pox on Whigs we'l now grow wise

Tune: Forty one; [Hey boys up go we]

References:

ESTC: R185394

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



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(15)

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Slip.
See Harding B 19(80) Slip. Appears also in sheets of two ballads; see 2806 b.9(229) and Harding B 19(80)

Series Identifier: 6


Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: Willy Reilly, and his dear Cooleen Bawn

First Line: Oh, rise up, Willy Reilly, and come away with me



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Sheet - Harding B 15(15b)

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 23358

Title: Blind boy

First Line: The blind boy's been at play, mother

Themes:  Blindness



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(261)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(2568) is another edition. Harding B 11(2568) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 561


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8739

Title: My mother is a true born Irishman

First Line: 'Tis I that baires an illigant name

Notes:  Another version begins \"I am one that bears an illigant name\".

Themes:  Irish


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7493

Title: Travelling tinker

First Line: I am a travelling tinker with my workshop on my back

Themes:  Tinkers



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Sheet - Harding B 11(15)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 11(17) is another impression, with an imprint


Ballad - Roud Number: 5772

Title: Adventures of Lary O'Flinn

First Line: In the year eighteen hundred and thirty three

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Police



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(155)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 566

Title: Answer to Ballindown brae

First Line: Young men and maidens I pray lend an ear



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(126)

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Firth b.25(58/59)


Ballad - Roud Number: 2637

Title: The robber outwitted

First Line: Come listen awhile and a story I will [te]ll

Subjects:  Yorkshire (England)

Themes:  Highwaymen



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(269)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  2806 c.11(162) is another issue with a different cut


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: The trial of Willy Reilly

First Line: Oh rise up Willy Reilly and come along with me

Themes:  Abduction


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3326

Title: The bonny lassies answer

First Line: Farewell to Glasgow

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Soldiers



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(258)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 48


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3276

Title: The darlin' old stick

First Line: My name is bold Morgan M'Carthy, from Trim


2nd Ballad

Title: The Thornliebank cobbler

First Line: There was a gallant lady was walking on the road

Themes:  Shoemakers



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Sheet - Firth b.27(15)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 219


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4164

Title: Ye mariners of England

First Line: Ye mariners of England

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Naval


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2126

Title: A maiden sought the dewy grove

First Line: A maiden sought the dewy grove



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(151)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 93

Title: The squire of Edinburgh town

First Line: There was a squire lived in Edinburgh town



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(246)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 714

Title: Mantle so green

First Line: As I was walking one morning in June


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7332

Title: Pat in America

First Line: Arragh, bidenahust my boys

Tune: Happy land of Erin

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(252)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 634


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1991

Title: The county of Tyrone

First Line: I am a young weaver and will do my endeavour

Themes:  ElopementWeavers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 982

Title: The Belfast shoe-maker!

First Line: I am a bold shoemaker from Belfast town I came

Themes:  Soldiers



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(15)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Lof-dicht ter eeren van sinte Amelberghe maghet patronersse van der heerlyckheyt ende burght van Temsch

First Line: Komt hier den lof vermeeren

Themes:  Amelberga, Saint



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(5)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  c.1714

1st Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Een nieuw liedeken van de seven H. Sacramenten

First Line: Siet gy Christene al-gemeyn

Tune: Belgis

Themes:  Religion


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Een devoot Liedeken van een danckseggende Ziele

First Line: Ten lesten het is gedaen

Tune: Gy die u hier verheught oft God staet hier naecht en bloot


3rd Ballad

Title: Geestelych Liedeken van een Soudaens Dochterken

First Line: Een Soudaen had een Dochterken

Tune: Een Soudaen had een Dochterken



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(297)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3433

Title: The Irish brigade in America

First Line: You gallant sons of Erin's isle, of high and low degree

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865 - Irish brigade


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Bonny Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(218)

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Firth b.25(587/588)


Ballad - Roud Number: V3432

Title: Song on the Irish brigade

First Line: Hibernia's sweet harp from your slumber awaken

Authors:  O'Carroll, Thomas

Subjects:  ItalyGaribaldi, Giuseppe, 1807-1882

Themes:  Italian unificationIrish brigade, 1860s



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(271)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 591


Ballad - Roud Number: V180

Title: Beautiful Biddy of Sligo

First Line: Och! my father and mother were gentlefolks true

Notes:  Verse and prose



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(241)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 587


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7387

Title: Joe & Bet. Parody on \"Jeanot and Jeannette\"

First Line: You are going far away, far away from poor old Bet

Themes:  Police


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13375

Title: Purty Molly Bralaghan

First Line: Och! man, dear, did you never hear of purty Molly Bralaghan



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(235)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2582

Title: Lassie wi' the yellow coattie

First Line: Lassie wi' the yellow coattie


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle lived near Killearney



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(237)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 882


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle liv'd near Killarney


2nd Ballad

Title: Oh, and I love you dearly

First Line: There was a young man came a courting of me

Themes:  Deception



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(283)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 62


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2658

Title: The gossipping wife

First Line: Of all the wives that plague men's lives


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15361

Title: The Irish new policeman

First Line: Your pardon jents and ladies all

Themes:  Police



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(240)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 125


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 476

Title: Bold Brennan on the moor

First Line: Its of a fearless highwayman a story I will tell

Themes:  Highwaymen


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V260

Title: The blooming heather

First Line: As I was coming home, from the fair of Ballymena



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(287)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: The [r]idiculous fashion

First Line: Now crinoline is all the rage

Themes:  FashionsCrinolines


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2031

Title: The exile's lament

First Line: Oh, Erin's isle, my heart's delight, I long to see thee free

Subjects:  Ireland



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(277)

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 308

Title: The Irish girl

First Line: As I walked out one evening down by the river side


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28206

Title: The Tara monster meeting

First Line: On the fifteenth day of August

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland



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