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Edition - Bod1174

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 3


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 358

Title: Death of the fox

First Line: Some gentlemen take great delight

Themes:  Hunting

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12373

Title: I saw her at the fancy fair

First Line: I saw her at the fancy fair

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13885

Title: The thorn

First Line: From the white blossom'd sloe, my dear Chloe requested

Firth b.34(85)

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Harding B 11(846)

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Edition - Bod5065

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Douce Ballads 3(18b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V10223

Title: Cupid's revenge: or, An account of a king who slighted all women, and at length was forced to marry a beggar

First Line: A king once reign'd beyond the seas

References:

ESTC: T469882

Themes:  Cophetua, king

Firth b.19(6)

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Edition - Bod5260

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Douce Ballads 3(30b) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: 199

Title: The famous flower of serving-men: or, The lady turned to be a serving-man

First Line: You beautious ladies great and small

Tune: Flora's farewell; or Summer time

References:

ESTC: R176943

Themes:  ServantsTransvestism

Harding B 5(109)

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Edition - Bod12268

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The same illustrations are used in Douce Ballads 3(4a).


Ballad - Roud Number: V17645

Title: Bite upon bite; or, Miser outwitted by the country lass

First Line: You pretty young maidens, I'd have you draw [near]

References:

ESTC: T195336

Themes:  ProstitutionInfants

Harding B 6(72)

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Edition - Bod10714

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 3


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2661

Title: Irish emigrant

First Line: I'm sitting on a stile, Mary

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Notes:  5 stanzas

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14975

Title: Styles & fashions

First Line: Good people all, both old and young, I hope you will be easy

Themes:  Fashions

Firth c.26(135)

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Firth c.26(191)

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Edition - Bod8058

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Sheet contains a prose piece: Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Flynn, in search of Old Mother Clifton.

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V11538

Title: Wonderful adventures of Mr. O'Flynn, in search of old mother Clifton. A new song.

First Line: Being told by a friend whom I met t'other day

Themes:  Fortune-tellingArchitectureMonuments - Nelson's Column

Firth b.27(22)

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Edition - Bod14205

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1881]

Ballad

Title: Verses written to lament the fearful death of Annie Ratcliffe, who was murdered at Preston, by her lover, John Aspinall Simpson, on August 3rd, 1881

First Line: You mothers dear, pray give attention

Subjects:  Preston (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryCrime - 19th century1881

Harding B 12(182)

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Edition - Bod9452

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1659]

Notes:  Wood 416(19) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20259

Title: The re-resurrection of the Rump: or Rebellion and tyranny revived. 3rd ed

First Line: If none be offended with the scent

Tune: The blacksmith

Themes:  Rump parliamentPolitics and government - 17th century

Vet. A3 a.3(1)

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Edition - Bod16466

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1714]

Notes:  Harding B 3(6) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7976

Title: To Robert Earl of Oxford, late Lord Treasurer, on his excess of mirth, at the proclaiming of his majesty king George

First Line: I thought to have sent

Tune: Ye commons and peers

Authors:  P., J.

References:

ESTC: T1635

Subjects:  Harley, Robert, Earl of Oxford, 1661-1724

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 5/2)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18453

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1819]

Notes:  With a prose letter of John Moreton.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6484

Title: A letter and lamentation of John Moreton ... ordered for execution on Saturday, the 3rd. day of April, 1819

First Line: Now all young men a warning take

Themes:  Executions - 19th century

Harding B 30(4)

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Edition - Bod24089

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The woodblock has been mutilated, affecting the eyes of the two figures; compare to Douce Ballads 3(6b).


Ballad

Title: The false lover rewarded

First Line: Young men and maids I pray give ear

Tune: My love she does slight me

References:

ESTC: T35276

Themes:  WealthRejected suitorMonstrous births

Douce Ballads 3(28b)

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Edition - Bod24178

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The woodblock has been mutilated, affecting the eyes of the two figures; compare to Douce Ballads 3(28b).


Ballad - Roud Number: V4410

Title: The careful wife's good counsel; and the husband's firm resolution to reform his life, in order to lay up something for a rainy-day

First Line: Kind husband, if you mean to thrive

Tune: The spinning wheel

References:

ESTC: N70795

Themes:  WealthThrift

Douce Ballads 3(6b)

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