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Edition - Bod6874

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy who was gazing gazing [sic] o'er his plough

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusPress-gangsMoney

Firth c.12(288)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod2813

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed at Pitts Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great st. Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: A pretty little plough boy a driving of his team

Themes:  Press-gangs

Firth c.12(219)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(214c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8226

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: [London] Printed at the [\"Catnach] Press\" by W.S. [Fortey]

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(3164)


Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: Its of a pretty plough-boy who was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangs

Firth c.12(255)

Notes:  Imprint defaced and cropped Slip.


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Edition - Bod5647

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer and Publisher, 123, Union-street, Boro' S.E., and at 83, White Cross-st., St. Luke's

Series Identifier: 228


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangsMoney

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 182

Title: Young Edwin in the Lowlands low

First Line: Come all you feeling lovers and listen to my song

Themes:  TavernsMurder

Firth c.12(289)

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Harding B 11(3163)

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Harding B 11(3163A)

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Edition - Bod20474

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court

Notes:  Harding B 11(3164) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel parentsPress-gangsSailorsCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Themes:  Seduction

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Firth b.25(108)

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Harding B 11(3161)

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Edition - Bod9818

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 679


Ballad - Roud Number: 17740

Title: Mother's magpie

First Line: He. One day while working at the plough

Tune: Blue tailed fly

Themes:  Rural society

Firth c.18(220)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6595

Imprint Names:  Forth, J.

Imprint Locations:  Pocklington

Imprint: J. Forth, Printer, Pocklington

Series Identifier: 157


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20939

Title: The good old plough

First Line: Let them sing who may of the battle fray

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13623

Title: The white squall

First Line: The sea was bright, and the bark rode well

Authors:  Johns, R.

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth b.25(247)

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Harding B 11(1374)

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Edition - Bod7624

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 194


1st Ballad - Roud Number: v217

Title: Harry Holt. A parody on \"Ben Bolt\"

First Line: Oh! don't you remember Sweet Sal, Harry Holt

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2637

Title: The crafty plough boy

First Line: Please to draw near and the truth I'll declare

Subjects:  Yorkshire (England)

Themes:  Highwaymen

Firth b.27(349)

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Harding B 11(1488)

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Johnson Ballads 2546

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Johnson Ballads 2547a

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Johnson Ballads 3300

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Edition - Bod8284

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 5649

Title: Answer to the Banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: Young William was a plough boy, the truth I will unfold

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers reunitedNaval battles

Firth c.12(263)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8545

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J, Pitts, No, 14 Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4172

Title: The hardy sailor

First Line: The hardy sailor ploughs the ocean

Authors:  Arnold, Dr.

Themes:  Naval

Firth c.13(33)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8930

Imprint Names:  Kendrew, J.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1803 and 1848

Imprint: J. Kendrew, Printer, York


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21256

Title: Ben Backstay

First Line: Ben Backstay was a boatswain, a very merry boy

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1768-1833

Themes:  SailorsGhostsNaval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30769

Title: The gallant sailor

First Line: The gallant sailor ploughs the deep

Themes:  Naval

Firth b.25(509)

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Harding B 11(236)

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Edition - Bod15034

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-st.


Ballad - Roud Number: V5789

Title: My gallopping's all at an end

First Line: Ye sailors who plough on the deep

Themes:  SailorsMarriage - menDomestic economy

Firth c.20(60)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(159c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3574

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Notes:  Harding B 11(268) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 336


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22077

Title: The curly-headed plough boy

First Line: A curly-headed plough boy five years ago was I

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: The bewildered maid

First Line: Slow broke the light, and sweet breathed the morn

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1003

Title: God bless the prince of Wales

First Line: Among our ancient mountains

Subjects:  Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910Alexandra, Queen, Consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925

Themes:  Wedding of the Prince of Wales, 1863

Firth c.16(164)

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Harding B 11(269)

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Edition - Bod1139

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, Printer, (from Pitt's) wholesale toy warehouse, 31 [Dudley] street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 559 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 833

Title: The mower

First Line: It was on one summer's morning on the 14th day of May

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: Rambling sailor

First Line: I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I have ploughed the ocean

Themes:  Sailors

Firth b.25(378)

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Firth b.34(188)

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Harding B 11(2506)

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Edition - Bod5608

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth Court, 7 Diais [sic], London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1462

Title: The saucy plough boy

First Line: Come all you pretty maidens gay

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3344

Title: Jockey & Jenny's trip to the fair

First Line: Twas on the morn of sweet May day

Themes:  FairsRural society

Firth b.26(244)

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Edition - Bod411

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: The faithful lady

First Line: You lovers draw near, and you quickly now shall hear

Themes:  Social statusPress-gangsServantsTrafalgar, battle of, 1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5649

Title: Mary and William

First Line: It's of a pretty plough-boy, young William was his name

Themes:  Social statusLovers reunitedPress-gangs

Firth c.12(259)

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Edition - Bod543

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 355

Title: The painful plough

First Line: Come all you jolly ploughmen of courage stout and bold

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centurySocial statusAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

Firth b.26(485)

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Harding B 11(2937)

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Edition - Bod10273

Imprint Names:  Sefton, H.F.

Imprint Locations:  Worcester

Date  between 1844 and 1856

Imprint: Printed and Sold by H.F. Sefton, 33, Broad street, Worcester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 398

Title: Caroline of Edinboro' town

First Line: Come all ye young men and maidens, attend unto my rhyme

Subjects:  London (England)Edinburgh (Scotland)

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentElopement

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8419

Title: Answer to Caroline of Edinboro' town

First Line: Young Henry, a sailor bold, as ever plough'd the main

Subjects:  India

Themes:  Shipwreck

Firth b.26(371)

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Edition - Bod9716

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew's Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 986

Title: Cupid the pretty plough-boy

First Line: As I walked out one May morning

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural societyLetter-writingCourtship - difference in social status

Firth c.18(169)

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Edition - Bod9848

Imprint Names:  Paul, C.Mason, G.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondon

Date  18--

Imprint: C. Paul, Printer, 18, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials. Sold by G Mason, Kent Street, Boro


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5649

Title: Answer to Undaunted Mary; or, the banks of sweet Dundee

First Line: It's of a pretty plough poy [sic], young William was his name

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusNaval battles

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: Sarah Wilson

First Line: Its Sarah Wilson is my name

Firth c.18(252)

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Edition - Bod10726

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

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1858 and 1861

Imprint: John Bebbington, Printer, 31, Oldham Road, Manchester. Sold by J. Beaumont, 176, York Street, Leeds

Series Identifier: 464


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V11672

Title: The timid hare

First Line: The trees are all bare not a leaf to be seen

Themes:  Winter

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 346

Title: We are all jolly fellows that follow the plough

First Line: When four o'clock comes, then up we all rise

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1244

Title: What a merry life we gipsies lead

First Line: What a merry life we gipsies lead

Themes:  Gipsies

Firth c.26(3)

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Edition - Bod4693

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published by T. Watts, 14, Snowhill, Birm.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15012

Title: The maniac

First Line: Hark! 'tis the watch-man; he guards my lonely cell

Authors:  Russell, H.

Themes:  Insanity

2nd 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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5367

Title: [W]hy walk I by the lonely strand

First Line: Why walk I by the lonely strand?

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V16084

Title: Jullien's grand polka

First Line: Oh! Sure the world is all run mad

Themes:  Dancing

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3083

Title: The hunter's horn

First Line: The hunter's signal horn is sounding

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V321

Title: The Castilian maid

First Line: Oh! remember the time in Lamanchas shade

Authors:  Moore, Thomas

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry row the bonny bark

First Line: O merry row, O merry row

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7189

Title: Deep in my soul

First Line: Deep in my soul that tender secret dwells

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V14003

Title: My own Blue Belle

First Line: My own Blue Bell!

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V30064

Title: Jack Shepard's celebrated chaunt

First Line: Its going to strange countries don't grieve me

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1621

Title: Henry's gone to the wars

First Line: Ah! my heart from my bosom did fly

Themes:  Soldiers

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 1060

Title: Rosetta and her plough boy

First Line: You constant lovers give attention

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: [W]ake! dearest wake! and again united

Notes:  Only the first line survives the cropping.

Firth b.28(26a)

Notes:  Imperfect; cropped along bottom edge. Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library 22 April 1918. Large format.



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Edition - Bod3252

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., 18, St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements. Large format

Series Identifier: R. March's Copyright Edition 889


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu, adieu, my only life

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5457

Title: Saved by a child

First Line: 'Twas a golden, radiant Sabbath morn

Performers:  McKay, Iver

Themes:  Religion

3rd Ballad

Title: Serenade -- \"Dreaming\"

First Line: Forest and meadows in moonbeams are dreaming

Attributation: Sung by Master Frank Peskett and Mr. Stedman's Choir Boys

Performers:  Peskett, FrankMr. Stedman's Choir Boys

4th Ballad

Title: The scent of the roses

First Line: I open an ancient casket

Performers:  Cole, Belle, 1845-1905

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V26374

Title: The singer's wish

First Line: If the songs I have sung find a place in your heart

6th Ballad

Title: So did Uncle Charley

First Line: For three months I've been on the Q T

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V10181

Title: So are we all, dear boys!

First Line: I'm one of the fellows who never say die

Performers:  Vance

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V33249

Title: So it was

First Line: I have a most confiding wife

Performers:  Macdermott, Gilbert Hastings, 1845-1901

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V6464

Title: So much the better for you

First Line: To you that have plenty of money I say

Performers:  Bonehill, Bessie, d. 1902

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V20240

Title: The shy young girl

First Line: While walking in the park, my friends

Attributation: Written and sung by Charles Clifford

Authors:  Clifford, Charles

Performers:  Clifford, Charles

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13899

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: Our bugles sang truce, for the night cloud had lower'd

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Military

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V27308

Title: That's the only bit of comfort I have got

First Line: Some day -- well so they tell me, we shall all be better off

Themes:  Family life

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V6468

Title: 'Twere better so!

First Line: All around the flow'rs are fading

Performers:  Myers, Clara

14th Ballad

Title: She's changed by boots for a set of jugs

First Line: \"What is it?\" and \"Where has it sprung from?\"

Themes:  Domestic economy

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25434

Title: A soldier of fortune am I

First Line: Yes a soldier of fortune am I

Performers:  Martin, J.B.Mohawk Minstrels

Themes:  Soldiers

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V34929

Title: Soldier Jim

First Line: For a \"rogue about town\" you could safely set down

Themes:  Military

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V21731

Title: She may have gone to Germany

First Line: Oh frailty thy name is woman

18th Ballad

Title: The silent choir

First Line: I wander'd one moonlight evening

Themes:  Ruins

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V4407

Title: Something rather dangerous, something rather nice

First Line: To pass away the time I will endeavour

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 24448

Title: She was

First Line: I sing of Martha my dear wife

Themes:  Domestic relations

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V8203

Title: She called in a broker

First Line: I'm not going to sing that she's marmalade jam, or anything like it so sweet

Authors:  Johnson, BobPage, Charles

Themes:  Domestic relations

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17984

Title: She's a daisy

First Line: My Mary Ann's a teacher in a great big School Board school

Themes:  Education

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20217

Title: Swinging to and fro

First Line: If you want to give your girl a treat, I'll tell you what to do

Attributation: Written, composed, and sung by John Read

Authors:  Read, John

Performers:  Read, John

Themes:  Amusements

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

Subjects:  Scotland

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V34081

Title: She boxed my ears with a frying pan

First Line: I am a chicken hearted man

Performers:  Windley, Harry

Themes:  Domestic violence

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V1693

Title: The scarlet runners

First Line: The scarlet runners we are called

Themes:  Military

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V34928

Title: Salisbury and Gladstone

First Line: A few days ago whilst I was in town

Subjects:  Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryHome Rule - Ireland

28th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

Themes:  Soldiers

29th Ballad

Title: The seat in the chimney corner Or, How's that for sixty- three?

First Line: Oh! It's more than forty years ago

Themes:  Old age

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V16972

Title: Snowdrops and violets

First Line: Snowdrops and violets, laden with dew

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V19054

Title: Somebody whispered so sweetly

First Line: Where is the harm if she met him

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28123

Title: Six months' hard

First Line: Last week while passing Bow Street I had nothing much to do

Performers:  Campbell, Herbert, 1844-1904

Subjects:  Spurgeon, Charles Haddon, 1834-1892Irving, Henry, 1838-1905

Themes:  Courts and lawExeter Hall (London, England)

33rd Ballad

Title: Signor Macstinger

First Line: I sing of a feminine gender

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V4230

Title: The squire, or, \"Far from the madding crowd\"

First Line: Squire Squeekem was a male, and he had been so from his birth

Performers:  Godfrey, Charles, 1851-1900

Themes:  City vs. countryRural society

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V32240

Title: She thought she might as well

First Line: Katie at the garden gate

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V10181

Title: So are we all, dear boys!

First Line: I'm one of the fellows who never say die

Performers:  Vance

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V17183

Title: Songs of childhood

First Line: Songs of childhood! how they haunt us

Performers:  Elliott, Meredyth

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V9423

Title: Shoulder to shoulder

First Line: The storm long brewing's burst at last

Themes:  War

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V29939

Title: I've done it

First Line: It's a well-known fact that we often go out on the spree

Authors:  Wincott, H.

Performers:  Bignell, Charles

40th Ballad

Title: Too sweet to last

First Line: When in the calm and tinted sea

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V32832

Title: Two sides to a hedge

First Line: This side the hedge, two \"golden youths\"

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32626

Title: The sultan's daughter

First Line: The Sultan's daughter, dreaming, stood

Performers:  Vagnolini, Marie

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my only life

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Performers:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V4590

Title: Sleep, my loved one!

First Line: Sleep, the shades of night are falling

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V11111

Title: Tzim! tzim! tzig-a-zig-zigs

First Line: A countess, if he signs the deed

Attributation: Comic duet sung by Madlle. Vanoni and Mr. Arthur Roberts

Performers:  Vanoni, MarieRoberts, Arthur, 1852-1933

46th Ballad - Roud Number: V4409

Title: Something went wrong with the works

First Line: I'm in an awful rage to-night

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V30246

Title: Sowing and reaping

First Line: Forth went a youth a ploughing, in grey and chilly dawning

Themes:  Agricultural laborersRural society

48th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V27404

Title: Two singers

First Line: Two singers loved the daughter of a king

50th Ballad - Roud Number: V3332

Title: The beggar child's dream

First Line: The snow had robed the earth in white

51st Ballad - Roud Number: V27391

Title: Think of this, think of that

First Line: Mrs. Brown she had a daughter whose age was seventeen or more

Attributation: Written, composed and sung by John Read

Authors:  Read, John

Performers:  Read, John

Themes:  Marriage - women

52nd Ballad - Roud Number: V26173

Title: St. George, and merry England

First Line: There are three nations on the earth

Performers:  Graham, Ada

Themes:  Patriotism

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V28704

Title: Sing on

First Line: Old age with many a genial grace

Performers:  Pierpoint, Bantock

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V32949

Title: Such a mash!

First Line: A creature whom I know, whom I know, whom I know

Performers:  Power, Nelly, 1851-1887

55th Ballad

Title: Sophia phia phia

First Line: There is a very pretty girl whom I admire

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

56th Ballad - Roud Number: V31044

Title: Sweet lavender

First Line: 'Twas only a loving look, by blue eyes fondly thrown

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V12444

Title: The sun shines bright at last

First Line: Dear Jenny you remember how I told you long ago

Performers:  Fielding, Ben, 1849-1893

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V2848

Title: Sally with the coal black eye

First Line: Oh, Sally is the girl that won my heart

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V25656

Title: [Squee]ze my little finger

First Line: This world's made up of sweets and sours

Performers:  Ripon, George, d. 1908

60th Ballad

Title: Speak to me

First Line: Why turn away when I draw near

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V30482

Title: Solomon's proverbs

First Line: I'm Solomon the second, and I've very often reckon'd

Performers:  Hunter, G.W.

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6809

Title: The smugglers

First Line: From Brighton two Paddies walked under the cliff

Themes:  Irish

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3107

Title: Under the greenwood tree

First Line: Under the greenwood tree

64th Ballad - Roud Number: 24506

Title: Sweet chiming bells

First Line: Like a dream ye came to cheer me

65th Ballad - Roud Number: V4628

Title: Sweet little blue eyed Nell

First Line: Although I'm not a tip top swell

66th Ballad - Roud Number: V32911

Title: Stop it!

First Line: If there's one thing more than another I hate

67th Ballad - Roud Number: V7202

Title: The Swiss toy seller

First Line: From Switzerland I come to you

Themes:  Immigrants - Great Britain

68th Ballad - Roud Number: V23088

Title: The Shoreditch handicap

First Line: When I went out last Easter time to Epping's calm retreat

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

69th Ballad

Title: Send that cook to me

First Line: Kind people pray attention pay

Themes:  Servants

70th Ballad - Roud Number: V4893

Title: The soldier dolly

First Line: There once was a sweet tiny maiden

71st Ballad - Roud Number: V4254

Title: A song for other days

First Line: \"Sing oh! -- the land, the slighted land\"

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th century

72nd Ballad

Title: She'd kept them all for me

First Line: The lady I have made my wife was once a sweet young miss

Performers:  Lloyd, Arthur, 1840-1904

73rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6335

Title: Susan Sweet

First Line: Miss Susan Sweet's a charming girl, whose face is like her name

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

74th Ballad - Roud Number: V28287

Title: Shreds and patches

First Line: While the yule log bright is burning

Themes:  Poverty

75th Ballad - Roud Number: V6806

Title: The soldier's return

First Line: We parted with a cheerful smile

Themes:  Soldiers

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