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Sheet - Harding B 1(4)

Imprint Names:  Powell, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V1684

Title: Paradise lost, and Paradise re-gained

First Line: All Christian people now attend

Themes:  Bible



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Sheet - Harding B 10(4)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1809

Series Identifier: 505


Ballad - Roud Number: V1896

Title: The ghost of a scrag of mutton

First Line: A scholar one time, tho' I can't tell you when

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Performers:  SmithReeves, Sims, 1818-1900

Performance Locations:  Sadler's Wells Theatre



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Sheet - Harding B 4(33)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Harding B 4(32) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 288

Title: The babes in the wood

First Line: Now ponder well you parents dear

References:

ESTC: T192109

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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Sheet - Harding B 18(4)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Military cupid.


Ballad - Roud Number: V21679

Title: Aileen a Roon

First Line: Oh! welcome, my Aileen! the moment is blest



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Sheet - Harding B 4(67)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  See Harding B 22(77) for another appearance of the illustration.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9799

Title: An excellent ballad of a dreadful combat, fought between Moor, of Moor-hall, and the dragon of Wantley

First Line: Old stories tell how Percules

References:

ESTC: N71505

Themes:  Scatology



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Sheet - Harding B 4(1)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V9945

Title: The Gloucestershire tragedy: or The true lovers downfall

First Line: Near Guilford town I hear, of late, in Gloucestershire

References:

ESTC: T191970

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedCruel father



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Sheet - Harding B 4(99)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The dame of honour; or, Hospitality

First Line: Since all the world's turn'd upside down

References:

ESTC: T32037

Subjects:  Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603

Themes:  WomenFashionsRecreation



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Sheet - Harding B 4(84)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: A new song

First Line: Rise O! ye sons of Lee

Tune: God save great George our king

References:

ESTC: T192354

Themes:  American Revolution, 1775-1783



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Sheet - Harding B 4(26)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Nunc dimittis: or, The swan-like song of a dying Christian

First Line: Now, Lord, in peace with thee and all below

Authors:  Cennick, John, 1718-1755

References:

ESTC: T191990

Themes:  ReligionDeath



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Sheet - Harding B 4(13)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1711

Ballad - Roud Number: V28047

Title: An excellent new song, called, Mat's peace, or the Downfal of trade

First Line: The news from abroad does a secret reveal

Tune: Green-sleeves

References:

ESTC: T33735

Subjects:  Milner, James, d. 1721

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryAustrian Succession, War of, 1740-1748Barrier treaty, 1711



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Sheet - Harding B 13(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V26519

Title: Bendigo. A new song, written by a well known sporting gentleman of Nottingham

First Line: You may talk about your steam

Tune: Little Dandy O

Subjects:  Bendigo (William Thompson), 1811-1880

Themes:  Prizefighting



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Sheet - Harding B 14(4)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: The admired Scots ballad of Auld Robin Gray

First Line: The sheep were in the fold, and the cows were a' at hame

References:

ESTC: T196398



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Sheet - Harding B 4(118)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: V20177

Title: The life & death of fair Rosamond

First Line: Sweet youthful charming lady fair

Subjects:  Clifford, Rosamond, d. 1176Eleanor, of Aquitaine, Queen, consort of Henry II, King of England, 1122-1204Henry II, King of England, 1133-1189



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Sheet - Harding B 4(46)

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Ballad

Title: The Hofey's gala day. Or, Robbin's cows. A new song

First Line: O neighbours, have ye heard the news?



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Sheet - Harding B 2(4)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Harding B 2(3) is another edition Johnson Ballads 717 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 365

Title: Arthur O'Bradley's wedding

First Line: Come neighbours and listen awhile

Themes:  Weddings



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Sheet - Harding B 4(91)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: V27181

Title: Sweet William of Plymouth

First Line: A seaman of Dover, sweet William by name

References:

ESTC: T192396

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedIllnessHolland



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Sheet - Harding B 4(77)

Imprint Names:  Bailey, S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1806 and 1808

Notes:  Harding B 11(4259) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9101

Title: The wise Irishman and his sallad oil

First Line: One Patric o'Blunder just come from Killarney

Themes:  Irish - England



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Sheet - Harding B 4(5)

Imprint Names:  Wrighton, D.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1812 and 1830

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(94)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: The seaman of Dover. In four parts

First Line: A seaman of Dover whose excellent parts

References:

ESTC: T192402

Subjects:  SpainCalais (France)

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedWomen sailorsCruel parents



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Sheet - Harding B 4(17)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: 24146

Title: The northern lord

First Line: A noble lord of high renown

Subjects:  Germany

Themes:  JewsWoman in disguiseMoneylending



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Sheet - Harding B 4(36)

Imprint Names:  Evans, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1813

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

Themes:  OrphansMurder



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Sheet - Harding B 4(54)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: 1016

Title: The honour of a London 'prentice

First Line: Of a worthy London prentice

References:

ESTC: T36639

Themes:  ApprenticesTurkey



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Sheet - Harding B 37(4)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1822]

Ballad


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Sheet - Harding B 4(95)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Ballad - Roud Number: 180

Title: The seaman of Dover. In four parts

First Line: A seaman of Dover whose excellent parts

Subjects:  SpainCalais (France)

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedWomen sailorsCruel parents



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Sheet - Harding B 4(97)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The loyal Calves-head-club: or, Commonwealth's men who meet every night at the Sign of the Tatler, Newgate-street

First Line: A seditious old cowardly prater

References:

ESTC: N4195



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