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Sheet - 2806 d.31(53)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 201


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11445

Title: I'll be no submissive wife

First Line: I'll be no submissive wife

Themes:  Domestic strife


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4871

Title: Uncle Ned

First Line: I once knew a nigger, and his name was Uncle Ned

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1974

Title: The Irish snob

First Line: An Irish snob, both bold and free

Themes:  Drunkenness



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Sheet - 2806 b.10(53)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 220


1st Ballad

Title: Sheil's departure from Erin

First Line: Farewell, farewell, my native shore

Themes:  Emigration - Irish


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15664

Title: Toll the bell for Lilla Dale

First Line: My Lilla, dear, is sleeping



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Sheet - Ashm. G 5(53)

Imprint Names:  Dean, James

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1684

Ballad - Roud Number: V6293

Title: Oates's bug-bug-boarding-school, at Camberwell. A song

First Line: Rouse, rouse my lazy mirmidons

Tune: My lord Russell's farewell

Authors:  Dean, James

References:

ESTC: R174459

Subjects:  Oates, Titus, 1649-1705



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Sheet - Don. b.13(53)

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V13116

Title: The London lasses hue-and-cry after her dearly beloved Robin, whom she unluckily lost last Saturday night

First Line: Good people pray give your attention

Tune: The rant

References:

ESTC: R227241

Themes:  Unrequited love



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Sheet - 2806 c.16(53)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 251


Ballad - Roud Number: 5649

Title: Answer to Undaunted Mary; or The banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: Young William was a ploughboy, the truth I will unfold

Themes:  NavalCourtship - difference in social status



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Sheet - Harding B 28(53)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Notes:  Harding B 28(25) is another issue with a different illustration.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Lily and rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5036

Title: Kitty Flanagan

First Line: In the dead of the night, when by whisky inspir'd

Themes:  Seduction



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads 53

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V619

Title: Sally Carter

First Line: I'ze a simple honest country lad

Themes:  Countryman in London



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Sheet - Harding B 7(53)

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17292

Title: The great concern; or, a Journey from time to eternity

First Line: Lord, keep us all from sudden death

Themes:  Death


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5442

Title: The dying pilgrim

First Line: Fare ye well ye little flock



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Sheet - Wood 401(53)

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1658 and 1664

Ballad - Roud Number: V28729

Title: The judgment of God shewed upon John Faustus doctor in divinity

First Line: All Christian men give eare a while to me

Tune: Fortune my foe

References:

ESTC: R41438

Subjects:  Faust, d. 1540



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Sheet - Firth b.25(53)

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1841

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13829

Title: With all her faults I love her still

First Line: I love thee still with all thy faults


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: I'll seek a four-leaved shamrock

First Line: I'll seek a four-leaved shamrock

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868



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Sheet - Harding B 3(53)

Imprint Names:  How, L.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  17--

Notes:  For another version of the second cut, see Harding B 15(69a).


Ballad - Roud Number: 3958

Title: The noble fisherman: or, Robin Hood's preferment

First Line: In summer time when leaves grow green

Tune: In summer time

References:

ESTC: T43129

Subjects:  FranceRobin Hood (legendary character)



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Sheet - Firth c.26(53)

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.Andrews, H.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeedsLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Series Identifier: 309


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 10918

Title: Wife's dream

First Line: Now tell me Mary how it is, that you can look so gay

Themes:  Marriage


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13819

Title: Up with the standard of England!

First Line: Hark! hark! where the Lion is roaring

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856



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Sheet - Firth c.20(53)

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Ballad - Roud Number: V3188

Title: A damsel's adventures

First Line: Men and maids give attention to what I do say

Tune: The sprig of shilelagh

Themes:  Marriage prospectsTradesmen



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Sheet - Firth c.14(53)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Series Identifier: 100


Ballad - Roud Number: V5349

Title: Gallant escape of Pat M'Carthy from the Russians

First Line: Good people all both great and small

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856



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Sheet - Wood E 25(53)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Ballad - Roud Number: V1490

Title: The Dutch-miller, and new invented wind-miller; or, An exact description of a rare artist newly come into England

First Line: I am a brave miller but newly come o're

Tune: Cook Laurel

References:

ESTC: R215382

Themes:  Women



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Sheet - Firth b.34(53)

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Ballad - Roud Number: V13734

Title: Cardinal Wiseman's lament

First Line: Oh dear what can the matter be

Subjects:  Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick, 1802-1865

Themes:  Catholic Church



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 3(53)

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1711 and 1769

Ballad - Roud Number: V29533

Title: The lamentation of a bad market

First Line: You Christian people all give ear

References:

ESTC: N70840

Subjects:  London (England)Thames river (England)

Themes:  ChildrenParliament



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Sheet - Harding B 11(53)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Harding B 11(51) is another impression Harding B 11(52) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: Among the green bushes

First Line: As I walked thro' the meadows one morning in May


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1040

Title: The false lover

First Line: As I was a walking one morning in May

Themes:  Unfaithfulness


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1794

Title: Jack Robinson

First Line: The perils and dangers of the voyage pass'd

Themes:  SailorsLovers partedUnfaithfulness



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Sheet - Harding B 5(3)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1710

Ballad

Title: Out with 'em while you are about it

First Line: There was a fellow hard at work a sowing

Authors:  Pittis, William, 1674-1724

References:

ESTC: T125118

Themes:  FablesBirdsSpeech



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Sheet - Harding B 1(53)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Ballad - Roud Number: V9989

Title: The Berkshire lady, in four parts

First Line: Batchelors of e'ery station

References:

ESTC: N71522

Themes:  LawyersHeiressesWoman in disguise



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Sheet - Harding B 10(53)

Imprint Names:  Laurie and Whittle

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists:  Cruikshank

Date  1806

Notes:  Reference: The Cruikshankian Momus (1892)

Series Identifier: 446


Ballad

Title: The Yorkshireman in London: or Humphrey Hobnail's return from the play

First Line: Oh! gentlefolks what do you think!

Authors:  Major, John

Performers:  Emery, John, 1777-1822

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre

Themes:  Countryman in London



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Sheet - Harding B 12(53)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1814]

Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

Performance Locations:  Covent Garden Theatre



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Sheet - Harding B 6(53)

Imprint Names:  Turner, J.

Imprint Locations:  Coventry

Date  between 1797 and 1846

Ballad - Roud Number: V9003

Title: The doating mother's garland

First Line: You gallants of London pray draw near awhile

Themes:  WomenWidowsHeiressesWoman in disguise



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Sheet - Harding B 14(53)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Ballad - Roud Number: V22687

Title: Tippee and twaddle. A new comic song

First Line: On sturdy, stout Dobbin, I mounted my saddle

Tune: Let care be a stranger to each jovial soul

References:

ESTC: T50349

Subjects:  Twining, Richard, 1749-1824

Themes:  FashionsTaxationTeaNewspapers



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Sheet - Harding B 13(53)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V33167

Title: West of England agricultural show

First Line: Come farmers all I pray draw near

Authors:  C., B.M.

Themes:  Agricultural shows



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