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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 4

Imprint Names:  Hatchard, J.Brettell

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1801 and 1820

Ballad - Roud Number: V20341

Title: The patriot-Briton; or, England's invasion

First Line: To arms! let patriot-Britons fly

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815French invasion scares



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(36)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 3(93) and Harding B 3(94) are two issues of another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 4

Title: A tragical ballad of the unfortunate loves of lord Thomas & fair Eleanor together with the downfal of the Brown girl

First Line: Lord Thomas he was a bold forester



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Sheet - Percy 69(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1770]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6485

Title: A song sung at Wynstay on the 19th of April 1770, when sir Watkin Williams Wynne came of age

First Line: All hail to the meeting of this happy day!

Subjects:  Wynn, Watkin Williams, Sir




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Sheet - Harding B 4(115)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 4(116) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6289

Title: The weaver's garland, or, a New school for Christian patience

First Line: Sweet dear & loving wife

Themes:  Poverty



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Sheet - Harding B 4(116)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 4(115) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6289

Title: The weaver's garland. Or, a New school for Christian patience

First Line: Sweet dear & loving wife

Themes:  Poverty



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Sheet - Harding B 4(21)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: 34

Title: The merry broomfield, or, The west country wager

First Line: A noble young 'squire that lived in the west

Themes:  Seduction



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Sheet - Harding B 4(6)

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper, of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff-cross liv'd a cooper there

Themes:  SlaveryCruel fatherTurkey



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Sheet - Harding B 4(9)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.Jennings, G.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Part of the same cut is used in Firth c.22(48)


Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff cross liv'd a cooper there

Themes:  SlaveryCruel fatherTurkey



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Sheet - Harding B 4(34)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  Harding B 4(35) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The children in the wood; or, the Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament

First Line: Now ponder well, ye parents dear

References:

ESTC: T192103

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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Sheet - Harding B 31(4)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Ship.


Ballad

Title: Mourir pour la patrie! Revolutionary song of '48

First Line: Par la voix du canon d'alarme

Authors:  Dumas, Alexandre

Notes:  Parallel texts in English and French

Themes:  French revolution, 1848



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Sheet - Wood 654a(4)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1624 and 1680

Ballad - Roud Number: V16333

Title: The taming of a shrew: or The onely way to make a bad wife good

First Line: Of all the mischiefs I have known

Authors:  R., J.

References:

ESTC: S122308

Themes:  Marriage




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Sheet - Harding B 36(4)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: The king and countrynan [sic]

First Line: There was an old chap in the west country


2nd Ballad

Title: Harp and lute

First Line: I give thee all, I can no more


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5740

Title: Poor Mary Anne

First Line: Here, below the green turf, sleepeth


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V2131

Title: Adventures in a steam boat

First Line: Oh, what a row, what a rumpus and a rioting

Themes:  ExcursionsSteamships


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V11636

Title: By dimpled brook

First Line: By dimpled brook, and fountain brim


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 5754

Title: The goddess Diana

First Line: Hark the goddess Diana

Themes:  Hunting


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2058

Title: The banks of Banna. A favourite song

First Line: Shepherds I have lost my love



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Sheet - Wood E 25(4)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad

Title: The ill fortune of a younger brother, and I wish no mans fall by such another

First Line: Down in a garden green

Tune: If I should marry a young wife

Authors:  W., L.

References:

ESTC: R43276



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Sheet - Harding B 45(4)

Imprint Names:  Paul, J. and co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1845

1st Ballad

Title: Easter anthem

First Line: Jesus Christ is ris'n today

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28974

Title: Christ's love

First Line: You serious mortals all of each degree

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V26045

Title: The crucifixion

First Line: Methinks I see the heavenly choir mourn

Notes:  Hymn

Themes:  Jesus Christ





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Sheet - Harding B 12(4)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1793

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29910

Title: The barrow girl

First Line: My name's saucy Kate, I all others excel

Themes:  Street tradersCries of London



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(41)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4773

Title: A new summons to Horn fair

First Line: You horned fumbling cuckolds

Themes:  Cuckoldry


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4776

Title: A new summons to all the merry wagtail jades that attend at Horn fair

First Line: Come all you merry jades

Themes:  Cuckoldry



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(42)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4773

Title: A new summons to Horn fair

First Line: You horned fumbling cuckolds

Themes:  Cuckoldry


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4776

Title: A new summons to all the merry wagtail jades that attend at Horn fair

First Line: Come all you merry jades

Themes:  Cuckoldry



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Sheet - Firth b.25(4)

Imprint Names:  Allerston, W.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  c.1840

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5506

Title: The shop-boy is free

First Line: I'm afloat, I'm afloat, on the river I ride

Themes:  Excursions


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13924

Title: Dandy Jim from Caroline

First Line: You've often heard it said, ob late

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy



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Sheet - Harding B 20(4)

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Harding B 11(54) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 23596

Title: The anchor's weighed

First Line: The tear fell gently from her eye

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16304

Title: Poor little Joe

First Line: Cold, cold was the night, the snow had been falling

Authors:  St. Albyn, G.A.

Themes:  Death



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Sheet - Harding B 4(8)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 4(7) is another edition Harding B 4(9) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V1844

Title: The cruel cooper, of Ratcliff

First Line: Near Ratcliff cross liv'd a cooper there

Subjects:  Turkey

Themes:  Cruel fatherSlavery - galley slaves



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(31)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: V16681

Title: An old ballad of Whittington and his cat

First Line: Here I must tell the praise of worthy Whittington

Subjects:  Whittington, Richard, d. 1423



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Sheet - Harding B 4(35)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  Harding B 4(34) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The children in the wood, or the Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament. A true story

First Line: Now ponder well, ye parents dear

References:

ESTC: N71524

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(14)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Douce Ballads 3(93b) and Firth c.12(433) are two issues of another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 12545

Title: Tit for tat; or The merry wives of Wapping

First Line: All you that delight in a frolicksome song

Themes:  SailorsCuckoldry



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Sheet - Firth c.18(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V27371

Title: An undone couple. A new song

First Line: As Thomas and Harry one midsummer-day

References:

ESTC: T10505

Themes:  AdulteryJealousy



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Sheet - Harding B 4(31)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The children in the wood: or, The Norfolk gentleman's last will and testament

First Line: Now ponder well, ye parents dear

References:

ESTC: T192105

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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