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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3290

Titles:
4th West militia

First Lines:
As time is on the wing, a song I'll try and sing

Themes:
Military
Militia

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9716

Titles:
Happy land of Canaan. No. 4. The Sayers and Heenan version.

First Lines:
White folks, I'll sing my song

Subjects:
Sayers, Tom, 1826-1865
Heenan, John C.

Themes:
Blackface minstrelsy
Prizefighting

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6008

Titles:
Slap-up 4-and-9
The slap-up four and nine

First Lines:
Come listen my friends all round, in verse I've got to prat
List my friends all round in verse I got it pat

Themes:
Paternity
Fashions

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6493

Titles:
The trial, confession, and execution of Maria Anna Taylor, who was executed at Perth, on Monday, April 4, 1836, for the murder of her new-born infant child

First Lines:
Young people all, regard, I pray

Themes:
Murder - infanticide - 19th century
1835

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7872

Titles:
Lines on the accidents & colliery explosions that took place in South Wales and Yorkshire on Saturday and Monday, Dec. 4th and 5th [1875]

First Lines:
Oh! what are those dreadful tidings

Themes:
Coalmines and mining

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4130

Titles:
Committal of A. Norman a girl, ag[e]d 15 y[e]ars, charged wi[t]h murdering 4 children & attempt on another

First Lines:
Good parents all pray give attention

Subjects:
Lambeth (England)

Themes:
Crime - 19th century
Children
Servants
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6489

Titles:
The execution of Bernard Cangley, at the front of Cavan gaol, on the 4th of April, for the barbarous and inhuman murder of Peter Reilly, on the 22nd of January last

First Lines:
You tender-hearted Christians I pray you will draw near

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Executions - 19th century
Murder - 19th century

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