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Sheet - Harding B 14(35)

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Ballad

Title: Maria's lamentation, for the death of her babe, and the perfidy of her lover

First Line: 'Twas on a winter evening, when fast came down the snow

Tune: The maid in Bedlam

References:

ESTC: T196473

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy



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Sheet - Harding B 31(35)

Imprint Names:  Auner, A.W.

Imprint Locations:  Philadelphia, Pa.

Date  c.1860

Ballad - Roud Number: V17138

Title: Our battle-flag

First Line: O, never mind, boys! raise me up once again

Authors:  Willett, Edward

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Harding B 18(35)

Imprint Names:  Bell and Co.

Imprint Locations:  San Francisco, Calif.

Date  [c.1875]

Ballad - Roud Number: V20737

Title: Behind the scenes

First Line: When but a little boy, it really was my joy

Performers:  Barry, Ned



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Sheet - Harding B 19(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: The grand dissolving views

First Line: While thinking of some past events at home the other night



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Sheet - Firth b.27(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21270

Title: Wife's lamentation

First Line: Ten years ago I married a man but such a drunken sot

Themes:  Drunkenness


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2339

Title: Heather Jock

First Line: Heather Jock's noo awa


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak, the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a world-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism



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Sheet - Harding B 11(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  2806 c.16(33) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 80


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V123

Title: Allen and Sally

First Line: 'Twas in the evening of a wintry day


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V19617

Title: The mon at mester Grundy's

First Line: Good law! how things are alter'd now

Themes:  Social statusServants



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Sheet - Harding B 27(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1832]

Ballad - Roud Number: V23872

Title: George Clerk's last speech and dying words on the scaffold and at Pennycuick

First Line: Dear, dear Dundas, I'm fairly gone

Tune: Miller of Drone

Notes:  For notes on this ballad, see Peter Freshwater, Sons of Scotia (1991).

Subjects:  Clerk, George, Sir, 1787-1867Dundas, Robert Adam, 1804-1877

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryParliamentary elections, Scotland, 1832



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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 35

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1820]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V34832

Title: The woes of Caroline

First Line: O what can sooth [sic] my solemn grief

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V680

Title: Bow thy head thou lily pale

First Line: Bow thy head thou lily pale


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1739

Title: The poor royal stranger without any home

First Line: Ye fair of this island fam'd for commerce and arts

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821



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Sheet - 2803 d.3(5)

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1871]

Ballad - Roud Number: V28399

Title: Her majesty's visit to St. Paul's

First Line: What a glorious day we all shall have

Subjects:  Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901



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Sheet - Harding B 3(35)

Imprint Names:  Sympson, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad - Roud Number: V20804

Title: The dutiful daughter of Halifax, In four parts

First Line: In Halifax town there lived one

References:

ESTC: T208205

Themes:  SlaveryCruel father



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 3(5)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Ballad - Roud Number: 8737

Title: The blink-ey'd cobler

First Line: All you that delight in merriment

References:

ESTC: T225491

Themes:  SeductionPregnancyServants



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V19069

Title: An excellent ballad, entituled The wandering prince of Troy

First Line: When Troy town had for ten years wars

Tune: Queen Dido

Themes:  Trojan warsClassical literature



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Sheet - Douce adds. 137(35)

Imprint Names:  Bloomer, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1817 and 1827

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V430

Title: The star of Bethlehem

First Line: Lo! the Eastern image rise

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29630

Title: A carol for Christmas day

First Line: Come celebrate th' auspicious morn

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas carols



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Sheet - Harding B 6(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195266

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8472

Title: Down the burn Davy

First Line: When trees did bud, and fields were green


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29742

Title: A new song

First Line: Maggy, are you going to marry?

Themes:  Sailors



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Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod8224

IconClass Codes:
35: Pastorals, Arcadian scenes

Sheet - 2806 c.16(35)

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1842 and 1855

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: V5758

Title: Not a trap was heard

First Line: Not a trap was heard, or a charley's not [sic]

Themes:  Body-snatching



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 1(35b)

Imprint Names:  Kell, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Notes:  The first illustration bears the initials: R.I.


Ballad - Roud Number: V32777

Title: The country maidens lamentation for the loss of her taylor

First Line: There came up a lass from a country town

References:

ESTC: R232951

Themes:  ClothingTailorsCountrywoman in London



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Sheet - 2806 c.11(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip
The motto in the second illustration is: Serve and obey.


Ballad - Roud Number: 8641

Title: Thro' the wood laddie. A new Scotch song

First Line: O Sawney, why leav'st thou thy Nelly to mourn



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Sheet - 2806 c.18(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 1389

Title: Bobbing around

First Line: In August last on one fine day



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Sheet - 2806 c.8(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad

Title: A new song in praise of sweet Rathkeale

First Line: You Rathkeale men both great and small



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Sheet - 2806 c.9(35)

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  Slip


Ballad

Title: A new and much admire'd song call'd the three lovers trip to Carrickmagat

First Line: Come all you wild young rakish lads in country and iu [sic] town

Authors:  Daily, Michael

Subjects:  Ireland




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Sheet - Johnson Ballads fol. 35a

Imprint Names:  Dicey, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Artists: 

Date  1740

Notes:  An engraving. Signed: C. Mosley sculpt.


Ballad - Roud Number: 22377

Title: Admiral Hosier's ghost

First Line: As near Porto Bello lying

Tune: Come and listen to my ditty

Authors:  Glover, Richard, 1712-1785

Subjects:  Hosier, Francis, 1673-1727Vernon, Edward, 1684-1757

Themes:  Anglo-Spanish war, 1739-1748



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Sheet - Firth b.26(35)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Notes:  Slip.
Harding B 17(26b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 24930

Title: Blackbird

First Line: Twas on a bank of daisies sweet

Themes:  Unrequited love



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Sheet - Firth c.12(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip.
Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See Firth b.27(15)


Ballad - Roud Number: V4164

Title: Ye mariners of England

First Line: Ye mariners of England

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Naval



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Sheet - Firth b.33(35)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Slip


Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove. A new song

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

Themes:  Social statusTransvestismWomen hunters



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