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Edition - Bod15597

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1216


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3517

Title: Ehren on the Rhine

First Line: A soldier stood in the village street

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V817

Title: There's a smile waiting for me at home

First Line: Troubles we fancy are heavy to bear

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Harding B 20(48)

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Edition - Bod17997

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Sold at Kiernan's Travellers' Depository, 35 Garden street, Shudehill, Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V19453

Title: Soldier's last retreat

First Line: Alas! the battle's lost and won

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Soldiers

2806 c.17(400)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(239)


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Edition - Bod14110

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] and Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials; and 35, Hanover Street, Portsea


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 515

Title: Donald's return to Glencoe

First Line: As I was walking one evening of late

Themes:  SoldiersLovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1991

Title: Sweet Jane of Tyrone

First Line: My father oft told me he would not control me

Themes:  Weavers

Harding B 11(932)

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Edition - Bod1041

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Nugent & co., Printers, 35, New-row, Dublin

Series Identifier: 7


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6489

Title: 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 Line: You tender-hearted Christians I pray you will draw near

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3432

Title: Song on the Irish brigade

First Line: Hibernia's sweet harp from your slumber awaken

Authors:  O'Carroll, Thomas

Notes:  Appears also, but variant, in 2806 b.9(284) and Harding B 19(116)

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865 - Irish brigade

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on the late fight between Heenan and King

First Line: You sporting gallant Irishmen come listen to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V408

Title: A new song on Heenan and King

First Line: You sportsmen of Ireland, come list to my song

Themes:  Prizefighting

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 12873

Title: The young soldier's letter to his mother

First Line: As I roved out through Irish town one eveniug [sic] last July

Tune: The river Roe

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4291

Title: The dark maid of the island

First Line: Sweet were the songs of the breeze and the fountain

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2560

Title: Song called the Bouchleen dhoun

First Line: You muses, why absent from me?

Themes:  Soldiers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3050

Title: The wonders of the illuminations!

First Line: Good people all I pray have patience

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Dublin illuminations for the wedding of the prince of Wales1863

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: A song -- The lily of the west

First Line: When first I came to Ireland some pleasure for to find

Subjects:  Ireland

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle lived near Killarney

Subjects:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2949

Title: The seducer outwitted!

First Line: There was a young gentleman in this country did dwell

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in Harding B 19(77a) and at Firth c.18(53)

Themes:  SeductionTransvestism

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