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Sheet - 2806 d.31(42)

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 182


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5651

Title: Things I dont't like to see

First Line: What a queer set of creatures we are I declare

Themes:  FashionsTimes


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13895

Title: She wore a wreath of roses

First Line: She wore a wreath of roses, the night that first we met



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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 - 2806 c.16(42)

Imprint Names:  Walker, G., jun.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1834 and 1886

Series Identifier: 161


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5973

Title: Going out a hunting

First Line: Good friends I pray you list to me

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  HuntingEaster MondayEpping hunt


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13763

Title: The sweeps lament

First Line: Oh, no I mustn't think of it

Tune: Oh, no, we never mention her

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps



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Sheet - Don. b.13(42)

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Ballad - Roud Number: V6054

Title: The innocent country maids delight, or, A description of the lives of the lasses of London

First Line: Some lasses are nice and strange

References:

ESTC: R234325

Themes:  Prostitution



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Illustration - 2nd Illustration on Bod1949

IconClass Codes:
42E141: Coffin

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod2058

IconClass Codes:
42E34: Urn

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod5773

IconClass Codes:
42E34: Urn

Illustration - 3rd Illustration on Bod5773

IconClass Codes:
42E34: Urn

Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod5894

IconClass Codes:
42E34: Urn

Sheet - Wood 402(42)

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1658 and 1664

Ballad - Roud Number: 3981

Title: The jolly pinder of Wakefield

First Line: In Wakefield there lives a jolly pinder

References:

ESTC: R179002

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)



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Sheet - Harding B 31(42)

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Notes:  Border: Kissing cupids.


Ballad

Title: New Red, white, and blue

First Line: For freedom, the soul of our nation

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865



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Sheet - Harding B 13(42)

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1851]

Ballad

Title: Opening of the great national exhibition

First Line: Come all you bold heroes of every degree

Tune: Roast beef of old England

Themes:  Exhibition of 1851



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Sheet - Wood E 25(42)

Imprint Names:  Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1673 and 1686

Ballad

Title: True lovers victory or the Northern couple agreed

First Line: A boney [sic] blith lad in the North countrey

Tune: Jenny's cog wheel

References:

ESTC: R185579



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Sheet - Douce Ballads 4(42)

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4773

Title: A new summons to Horn fair

First Line: You horned fumbling cuckolds

Themes:  Cuckoldry


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4776

Title: A new summons to all the merry wagtail jades that attend at Horn fair

First Line: Come all you merry jades

Themes:  Cuckoldry



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Sheet - Harding B 12(42)

Imprint Names:  Sheppard, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1790

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V3362

Title: Jack the guinea pig

First Line: When the anchor's weigh'd, and the ship's unmoor'd

Themes:  Sailors



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Sheet - Firth c.21(42)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Notes:  Harding B 11(312) is another impression

Series Identifier: 482


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24613

Title: The village blacksmith

First Line: Under a spreading chesnut-tree

Authors:  Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882

Themes:  Blacksmiths


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7915

Title: Burns' Farewell

First Line: Adieu! a heart-warm fond adieu

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Freemasonry



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Sheet - 2806 c.14(42)

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 302


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7140

Title: Clean pea strae

First Line: When John an' me were married

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Marriage


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3059

Title: The keel row

First Line: As I came thro' the Canongate, &c

Subjects:  Newcastle (England)


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12348

Title: Hark! Apollo strikes the lyre

First Line: Hark! Apollo strikes the lyre



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Sheet - 2806 c.15(42)

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See Harding B 19(17), Harding B 19(18) and Firth b.27(109/ 110)

Series Identifier: 3


Ballad - Roud Number: V20030

Title: The young man's invitation to a pleasant looking wife

First Line: Come all you pretty maiden's fair and listen unto me



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Sheet - Harding B 28(42)

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1032

Title: Parker's widow

First Line: Ye god's above, protect the widow

Subjects:  Parker, Richard, 1767-1797


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5611

Title: And sae will we yet

First Line: Come sit you down my cronies & give us your crack

Themes:  Drinking



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Sheet - Firth c.12(42)

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Series Identifier: 566


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3114

Title: Battle of Trafalgar

First Line: Come all you British heroes come listen to my song

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805Collingwood, Cuthbert, Baron Collingwood, 1750-1810

Themes:  Trafalgar, battle of, 1805


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1659

Title: Fortunate factory girl

First Line: The sun was just rising one fine May morning

Themes:  Social statusWorking class



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Sheet - Firth c.11(42)

Imprint Names:  Moore, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1745

Notes:  7 p.


Ballad

Title: The heroes: a new ballad

First Line: Of all the jobbs that e'er have past

Tune: Sally in our alley

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

References:

ESTC: T122432






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Sheet - Firth c.26(42)

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Series Identifier: 25


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3819

Title: Bob and Bet

First Line: Oh, Bob you've often said that you'd take me to the church

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPaternity


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9485

Title: Pig hunt

First Line: See the black sow grunting in Paddy's great pig-stye

Subjects:  Ireland


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865



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Sheet - Harding B 19(42)

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Carnell (1979): F17 for imprint attribution


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 553

Title: Caroline and her young sailor bold

First Line: It is of a nobleman's daughter

Themes:  Women sailors


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1655

Title: The bold deserter

First Line: My parents reared me tenderly, I being their eldest son

Themes:  Soldiers


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7466

Title: John O'Dwyer-a-Glana

First Line: One evening as I started



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Sheet - Harding B 3(42)

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Ballad - Roud Number: V791

Title: A lamentable ballad of the tragical end of a gallant lord & virtuous lady

First Line: In Rome a nobleman did wed

References:

ESTC: T37508

Themes:  MurderAfricansMaster and servant



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Sheet - Harding B 11(42)

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Ballad - Roud Number: V14838

Title: All serene!

First Line: One morning, a freak popped into my head

Tune: Steam arm

Authors:  Wood, H.

Performers:  Wood, H.

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

Themes:  Exhibition of 1851



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