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Sheet - Harding B 3(83)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Notes:  Harding B 3(84) is another issue


Ballad - Roud Number: V16033

Title: The prodigal daughter, or, The disobedient lady reclaimed

First Line: Let every wicked graceless child attend

Themes:  RepentanceMurder



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Sheet - 2806 c.13(83)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  2806 c.13(152) contains a clearer print of the illustration.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24031

Title: Annie Gray

First Line: All young lassies I pray draw near


2nd Ballad

Title: Green on the cape

First Line: I am a man oblged [sic] to travel

Themes:  Fenians



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Sheet - Curzon b.15(83)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1794

Ballad

Title: The light blues

First Line: It was one Monday morning as I was going to mass

Themes:  Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815Soldiers, Irish



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Sheet - Harding B 6(83)

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1807

Ballad - Roud Number: V477

Title: The unhappy lady of Hackney

First Line: You youthful charming ladies fair

Themes:  AdulteryChildbirthCovent Garden (London, England)IncestExhumation



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(83)

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  Slip.
See Harding B 19(11) Slip. Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(11)


Ballad - Roud Number: 3046

Title: The red-haired man's wife

First Line: You muses divine, combine

Themes:  Red hair



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Sheet - 2806 c.18(83)

Imprint Names:  Angus

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1774 and 1825

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 1032

Title: Death of Parker

First Line: Ye gods above protect the widow

References:

ESTC: N71389

Subjects:  Parker, Richard, 1767-1797



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Sheet - 2806 c.8(3)

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V12688

Title: A new song in praise of the Limerick militia

First Line: Limerick is beautiful as every body knows

Tune: Colleen Bawn

Authors:  Flynn, J.

Themes:  Limerick militia



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Sheet - Firth c.22(83)

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Slip.
The cut is rotated one quarter turn. Slip. Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(38)


Ballad - Roud Number: V4804

Title: Parody on Willie, we have missed you

First Line: Oh, Paddy, is it you, jewel

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - 2806 c.8(83)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad

Title: A sorrowful elegy on the death of the rev. father Moriarty of Milltown

First Line: You brilliant muses I pray excuse me



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Sheet - 4o Rawl. 566(83)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad - Roud Number: V23143

Title: A looking-glass for ladies, or, A mirrour for married-women

First Line: When Greeks, and Trojans, fell at strife

Tune: Queen Dido

Themes:  Women



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Sheet - 2806 b.11(83)

Imprint Names:  Pigott, G.

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 12987

Title: Paddy's land

First Line: One evening all alone as I set in my easy chair

Themes:  Ireland



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Sheet - 2806 b.9(83)

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V10201

Title: A new song on the co Cork elections in praise of praise of McCarthy Downin[g]

First Line: You gallant brave heroes of Erins true creed

Subjects:  Downing, McCarthy

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryParliamentary elections, Cork (Ireland)



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 3(83b)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4091

Title: A pleasant and renowned song of sir Guy, earl of Warwick

First Line: Was ever knight for lady's sake

Tune: Was ever man

References:

ESTC: T42473

Subjects:  Guy of Warwick (Legendary character)



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Sheet - Firth c.13(83)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V4188

Title: Valiant Welchman

First Line: There was a valiant Welchman

Tune: The ram of Derby

Themes:  Press-gangs



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Sheet - Firth c.12(83)

Imprint Names:  Scott, J.Wood, J.

Imprint Locations:  PittenweemEdinburgh

Date  18--

Notes:  Slip

Series Identifier: 227


Ballad - Roud Number: 487

Title: Lady Franklin's lament for her husband

First Line: You seamen bold that have long withstood

Subjects:  Franklin, John, sir, 1786-1847



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Sheet - Firth b.27(83)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip

Series Identifier: 707


Ballad - Roud Number: 24851

Title: 'Tis but a little faded flower

First Line: 'Tis but a little faded flower



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Sheet - Firth c.16(83)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V1392

Title: The O'Connell, Erin-go-bragh

First Line: On a fine summer's morning the day was dawning

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847



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Sheet - Firth c.18(83)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 3046

Title: Red haired man's wife

First Line: Ye muses nine combine, and lend me your aid

Themes:  Rejected suitorRed hair



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Sheet - Firth c.20(83)

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1861

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V2164

Title: What man would be without a woman. I would like to know

First Line: Though much is said and sung about a woman's tongue

Themes:  Women



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Sheet - Harding B 25(83)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 365

Title: Arthur O'Bradley's fortune

First Line: Twas in the month of May, when lasses they were gay



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Sheet - Harding B 26(83)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 3329

Title: Bundle an' go

First Line: Clyde's bonny banks whar the heather was blooming



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Sheet - 2806 c.7(83)

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Slip.
Harding B 26(689) is another edition.


Ballad

Title: A new song call'd Wire in and get your tea-pot

First Line: Wire in & get your tea-pot you know its all the go

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Shopping



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Sheet - 2806 c.11(83)

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1849 and 1880

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 13713

Title: Sandy McNab

First Line: The Highlands were pested by Sandy McNab

Tune: Gaelic, the English of which is



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(83)

Imprint Names:  McIntosh, R.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1849 and 1859

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V22216

Title: The reformed drunkard, an answer to raggit wean

First Line: Wi' a sair heart I wander and think on days that's gane

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 3(83a)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: N70860

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 164

Title: A pleasant new ballad to sing ev'ning and morn, of the bloody murder of sir John Barley corn

First Line: As I went through the North country

Tune: Shall I lye beyond thee

Themes:  Beer


2nd Ballad

Title: A pleasant old ballad to look upon, how master Malt deals with every man

First Line: Master Malt is a gentleman

Themes:  DrunkennessTradesmenBeer



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