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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1640

Titles:
I met her at the fancy fair

First Lines:
I saw her at the fancy fair

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5510

Titles:
The gin shop bar

First Lines:
When first I saw Miss Bailey

Themes:
Drinking - women
Taverns

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5045

Titles:
Fare thee well Kitty dear

First Lines:
I saw the smile of evening die

Edition - Bod937

Imprint Names:  Pynson, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1500]

Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: ... Robyn sawe yonge men shote

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Edition - Bod7541

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 2742

Title: Moorlouch Mary

First Line: The first time I saw young Moorlough Mary

Firth b.27(232)

Notes:  Slip


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Illustration - 1st Illustration on Bod17028

IconClass Codes:
12U(FREEMASONRY): Miscellaneous religions, cults and doctrines: Freemasonry
46A633: Debate, discussion (~ meeting)
47D8(SAW): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries: saw
47D8(TROWEL): Tools, aids, implements ~ crafts and industries (with NAME)

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 6954

Titles:
The low-backed car
The low-backd car
The low back car
The low-back car

First Lines:
When first I saw sweet Peggy
When first I saw my Peggy, 'twas on a market day

Themes:
Roads

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13598

Titles:
The lass wi' the bonnie blue 'een

First Lines:
O! saw you the lass with the bonnie blue 'een

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4791

Titles:
\"The private hell.\" A dream

First Lines:
I dreamed I saw the setting sun sink nobly in the west

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V678

Titles:
Marian's my lilly, and Flora's my rose
Marian's my lily, and Flora's my rose
Marian's my lily and Flora's my rose
Marians my lilly, and Flora's my rose
Lily and Rose
Marian's my lily and Fiora's [sic] my rose
Lily and rose

First Lines:
When first I saw Flora so sprightly & blooming
When first I saw Flora
When first I saw Flora so sprightly and blooming
When first I saw Flora, so sprightly and blooming

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4730

Titles:
Parody on \"The soldier's tear\"

First Lines:
From off the steps he turned, and saw some odious tricks

Themes:
Edinburgh University, student riots

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12377

Titles:
Jack and I saw them no more

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

Themes:
Sailors
Shipwreck

Edition - Bod11427

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Effects of war

First Line: With glittering arms I saw the soldiers march

Authors:  B., A.

Harding B 11(1050)

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Edition - Bod7482

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1869

Imprint: ... the Poet's box, 6, St Andrew's lane, Glasgow


Ballad - Roud Number: V20264

Title: Rorie Murphy

First Line: Saw ye Rorie Murphy

Firth b.27(137)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5492

Titles:
When I saw sweet Nelly home
Seeing Nelly home

First Lines:
In the sky the bright stars glittered
In the sky the bright stars glitter'd

Edition - Bod7729

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9707

Title: Bagnew's cat

First Line: There was a hypocrite of a cat

Tune: The cat has kittled in Charlies wig

Notes:  Dated Paisley, 5th June, 1834

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2581

Title: Jenny Nettle

First Line: Saw ye Jenny Nettles

Firth b.27(502)

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Edition - Bod7848

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V6630

Title: To one grateful for past favors!

First Line: The colonel sings of Rogers

Tune: When first I saw the captain

Firth b.28(47)

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Edition - Bod8877

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad

Title: The lilly and rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora, so sprightly and blooming

Firth c.18(63)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14904

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Marian's my lily, and Flora's my rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora so sprightly and blooming

Harding B 16(142b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9714

Imprint Names:  Marshall, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1810 and 1831

Imprint: Marshall, Printer, Newcastle


Ballad

Title: A copy of verses, composed by a converted negro

First Line: I'm glad I ever saw the day

Themes:  Slavery - Africans

Harding B 25(414)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15157

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 376


Ballad - Roud Number: 5492

Title: When I saw sweet Nelly home

First Line: In the sky the bright stars glitter'd

Harding B 16(304c)

Notes:  Slip

Edition - Bod17212

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1846 and 1852

Imprint: Moore, Printer, Castle-court, Belfast


Ballad - Roud Number: 6954

Title: The low-backed car

First Line: When first I saw sweet Peggy

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

Harding B 26(397)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod20269

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1849

Ballad - Roud Number: V4523

Title: Street music. A scene in Bristol

First Line: I saw a squalid street

Authors:  T., P.J.

Subjects:  Bristol (England)

Themes:  Poverty

Johnson Ballads 2886

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Edition - Bod21301

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: New prophecy's

First Line: It is prophecyed the American war

Themes:  American Civil War, 1861-1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2742

Title: Moorlough Mary

First Line: When first I saw young Moorlough Mary

2806 c.13(107)

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Edition - Bod21992

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V15520

Title: Greatest lie out of London

First Line: In Manchester I saw a crow leave Londod [sic] in a crack, sir

Subjects:  Lancashire (England)

2806 c.16(295)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(107c)

Notes:  Slip


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