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Sheet - Harding B 2(2)

Imprint Names:  Wrighton, D.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1812 and 1830

Ballad - Roud Number: V4032

Title: The bride's burial

First Line: Come mourn, come mourn with me

Themes:  BurialLove, unfortunate



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(2)

Imprint Names:  [Diceys or Marshall]

Imprint Locations:  [London]

Notes:  Harding B 3(108) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: 24145

Title: The Chester garland. In four parts

First Line: A merchant of London, as many report

Notes:  The text is the same as that of \"The Chester merchant\".

References:

ESTC: T30566

Subjects:  Russia

Themes:  MerchantsAdulteryCourts and lawTransvestism



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Sheet - 28825 c.1(2)

Imprint Names:  Cawe, G., widow of

Imprint Locations:  Brussels

Date  [c.1715]

Ballad - Roud Number: FFF

Title: Een schoon Historie-Liedt van Heer Frederick van Genua, een ryck Coopmans Vrouwe

First Line: Aenhoort dit leidt seer klachtig en jammerlijck afgrys

Tune: den Graef van Roomen



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Sheet - G. Pamph. 1720(2)

Imprint Names:  Webb, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1743

Notes:  8 p.


Ballad

Title: The wife and the nurse: a new ballad

First Line: Vice once with virtue did engage

Authors:  Williams, Charles Hanbury, Sir, 1708-1759

References:

ESTC: T138840

Subjects:  George II, king of Great Britain, 1683-1760







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Sheet - Percy 69(2)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1770]

Notes:  ESTC; T194227

Sheet References:  ESTC: T194227

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6482

Title: A song for the birth-day (the 19th of April, 1770) of Sir Watkin Williams Wynn, bart

First Line: All hail to this day! 'tis the day of all days

Tune: O, the roast beef

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Notes:  Song

Subjects:  Williams-Wynn, Watkin, Sir, bart., 1772-1840


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9456

Title: A song, to be sung at the cask, when the people are drinking

First Line: Of a noble race is sir Watkin

Tune: Of a noble race was Shinkin

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Subjects:  Wynn, Watkin Williams, Sir




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Sheet - Harding B 28(2)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1062

Title: Belfast mountains

First Line: 'Twas on Belfast mountains


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2829

Title: Answer to Pretty Sally by the light of the moon

First Line: Near Dover cliffs I met young Charley

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - 2806 d.31(2)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 22


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all good people wheresoever you be

Themes:  Perjury


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1318

Title: Two wenches at once

First Line: Till I fell in love, I was happy, I vow



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Illustration - 3rd Illustration on Bod724

IconClass Codes:
33B2: Duelling

Illustration - 3rd Illustration on Bod728

IconClass Codes:
33B2: Duelling

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod753

IconClass Codes:
33B2: Duelling

Illustration - 3rd Illustration on Bod5556

IconClass Codes:
33B2: Duelling

Sheet - Harding B 40(2)

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4205

Title: Rory of the hill

First Line: That rake up near the rafters


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3727

Title: Silver moonlight winds are blowing

First Line: Silver moonlight winds are blowing


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4454

Title: Mary Blane

First Line: I once did lub a pretty gal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13766

Title: Farewell to the mountaim [sic]

First Line: Farewell to the mountain


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9639

Title: Content and a pipe

First Line: Contented I sit with my pint and my pipe

Themes:  Contentment


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: [T]he minstrel boy

First Line: [The mi]nstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2436

Title: Dark-lock-na-Garr

First Line: Away ye gay landscapes, ye gardens of roses

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V16322

Title: A new song Charles S. Parnell

First Line: From the plains of royal meath, to the city on the lee

Tune: What Paddy can't do more

Subjects:  Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2929

Title: Johnny Hart

First Line: There was a rich farmer's daughter lived near the town of Ross


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3034

Title: A new song called Granuaile

First Line: As through the north as I walked to vi[ew] the shamrock plain

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see 2806 c.15(85)


11th Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743


12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The royal blackbird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V4209

Title: A new song on the Land league

First Line: Here's to Donegal and her people brave and tall

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see Harding B 19(139)

Themes:  Irish Land league






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Sheet - Firth c.26(2)

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  c.1850

Notes:  Firth c.26(177) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 32


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 937

Title: Jone o' Grinfield

First Line: I'm a poor cotton weaver as many one knows

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

Themes:  Weavers


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2843

Title: Sally Sly

First Line: At six in the morning awaking



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Sheet - Harding B 18(2)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Artists:  E.A. Sparks

Date  1860

Notes:  Border: The trapper. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1219

Title: The age of progress

First Line: The age of giant progress



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Sheet - Harding B 2(16)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: 1031

Title: Death and the lady; or the Great messenger of mortality

First Line: Fair lady, lay your costly robes aside

Themes:  Mortality



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Sheet - Harding B 23(2)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: 1031

Title: Death and the lady; or the Great messenger of mortality

First Line: Fair lady, lay your costly robes aside

Themes:  Mortality



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 2

Imprint Names:  Batchelar, D.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1836 and 1842

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V27907

Title: The gipsy's life

First Line: The gipsy's life is a joyous life

Themes:  Gipsies


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: The Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852



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Sheet - Harding B 2(99)

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V17652

Title: The Low-country soldier turned burgomaster

First Line: Here you may see the turns of fate

References:

ESTC: N124

Themes:  Social status



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Sheet - Harding B 36(2)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13772

Title: The glasses sparkle on the board

First Line: The glasses sparkle on the board

Themes:  Drinking


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2699

Title: The wounded hussar

First Line: Alone on the banks of the dark rolling Danube

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Soldiers


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1940

Title: Follow, follow, over mountain

First Line: Follow, follow, over mountain


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 24438

Title: I'd be a butterfly

First Line: I'd be a butterfly, born in a bower

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5958

Title: The Red-cross knight

First Line: Blow, warder blow thy sounding horn

Themes:  Crusaders


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V423

Title: When the southern breezes

First Line: When the southern breezes play


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V8701

Title: Hark thro' the woods, &c

First Line: Hark! thro' the woods the rising sound

Themes:  Hunting


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V674

Title: Some lilies in a valley grew

First Line: Some lilies in a valley grew



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Sheet - Wood E 25(2)

Imprint Names:  Hardy, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1680]

Ballad

Title: A serious discourse between two lovers

First Line: My pretty little rogue

Tune: When Sol will cast no light, or, Deep in love

Authors:  Wade, John

References:

ESTC: R186133

Themes:  Love, pleasant



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Sheet - Harding B 41(2)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V7521

Title: Johnny and Mary

First Line: Down the bourn and thro' the mead



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Sheet - Harding C 3820(2)

Imprint Names:  Reynolds, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1733

Notes:  MS. Eng. poet. c.41(ff. 88-91) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V26504

Title: Britannia excisa: Britain excis'd. A new ballad

First Line: Folks talk of supplies

References:

ESTC: T83649

Themes:  Taxation







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Sheet - Harding B 20(2)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 398


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22518

Title: All round my hat

First Line: All round may [sic] hat I vears a green villow

Themes:  Street traders


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10145

Title: Bothered from head to the tail, or What can the matter be?

First Line: At sixteen years old you could get little good of me



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Sheet - Harding B 2(66)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  The same setting of type, with small changes, in layout, as Harding B 2(65).


Ballad - Roud Number: V9993

Title: The Kentish garland

First Line: Good people now I pray give ear

References:

ESTC: T207116

Themes:  GhostsBigamy



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Sheet - Harding B 2(65)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Notes:  The same setting of type, with small changes in layout, as Harding B 2(66).


Ballad - Roud Number: V9993

Title: The Kentish garland

First Line: Good people now I pray give ear

References:

ESTC: T29351

Themes:  GhostsBigamy



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