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Edition - Bod13255

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3192

Title: Bobby Lump's adventures

First Line: Kind gentlefolks I come before ye

Themes:  Countryman in London

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16813

Title: Fanny, the fisherman's daughter

First Line: Poor Fanny, I saw her in terror look forth

Themes:  Shipwreck

Harding B 11(357)

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Edition - Bod12223

Imprint Names:  Walker

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  18--

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 163

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3242

Title: Mary of the dale

First Line: As blythe I tripp'd the other morn

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2082

Title: The pilot

First Line: When lightnings pierce the pitchy sky

Themes:  Pilots

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V12377

Title: Jack and I saw them no more

First Line: Jack and I were both messmates a long time at sea

Themes:  SailorsShipwreck

Harding B 11(2363)

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Edition - Bod10727

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 771

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4201

Title: What I saw in my dream as I slept in my chair!

First Line: One morn being drowsy, I then took a ramble

Tune: Jenny Jones

Attributation: Written and sung by Richard Durden

Authors:  Durden, Richard

Performers:  Durden, Richard

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryPolitics and government - 19th centuryPoliceRailwaysShipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4574

Title: Kiss me, and I'll go to sleep! Companion song to Pat me in my little bed

First Line: Oh, father, come and sit beside me

Firth c.26(134)

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Edition - Bod4176

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

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

Series Identifier: 10

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14298

Title: The sorrowful lamentation of the two brothers Mastersons

First Line: You feeling christians both one and all

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Napoleon Buonaparte

First Line: I am Napoleon Boneparte the conqueror of nations

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Notes:  Appears also, but with different illustrations, in 2806 b.9(252) and Harding B 19(17) and Harding B 19(18)

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: Sorrowful lamentation on the loss of The North Star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 408

Title: The farmers lucky boy

First Line: The sun is set beyond yon hill

Themes:  Farmers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 26(482) is another issue of this ballad alone

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V12717

Title: I'm off for Charlestown

First Line: My massa and my missus dey am both gone away

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V4083

Title: Lines written on a discussion between a Protestant gentleman and a Roman catholic lady, in Townly hall, near Drogheda

First Line: As I roved out one evening on the 20th of July

Notes:  Appears also in Harding B 19(64)

Themes:  Religious controversy - Ireland

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: A new song called the Can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 b.11(136) and in Harding B 19(64) but with a different illustration.

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8582

Title: My Erin O!

First Line: The sultry climes of foreign shores

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in Harding B 19(67)

Themes:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V24591

Title: A new song called I'm a janius

First Line: When I first saw light on a shiney [sic] night in a country town called Gorey

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in a sheet of three; see Harding B 19(59)

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The handsome cabin boy

First Line: It's of a pretty fair maid as you may understand

Themes:  Women sailors

Firth b.27(109/110)

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Edition - Bod18292

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5467

Title: The wild guitar

First Line: Oh, wilt thou leave thy father's hall

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4543

Title: Softly sleep my baby boy

First Line: O softly sleep my baby boy

Themes:  Infants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1293

Title: I'm his only daughter

First Line: Down in the valley my father does dwell

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 2816

Title: The Rose of Ardee

First Line: When first in this country a stranger I came

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 359

Title: Ellen the fair

First Line: Fair Ellen one morn from her cottage had stray'd

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 1318

Title: Two wenches at once

First Line: 'Till I fell in love I wur happy enough

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4213

Title: Glorious Apollo

First Line: Glorious Apollo from on high beheld us

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8008

Title: True British sailor

First Line: No danger the heart of a seaman appals

Subjects:  William IV, King of Great Britain, 1765-1837

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4782

Title: Early horn

First Line: With early horn salute the morn

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V16055

Title: The sailor boy

First Line: The bitter wind blew keen and cold

Themes:  ShipwreckOrphans

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V526

Title: Wine and kisses

First Line: Let sons of slaughter show their skill

Themes:  Hunting

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V28508

Title: The village boy

First Line: Saw you a gentle youth pass by

Harding B 36(13)

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