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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 - Bod21056

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Harding B 19(109)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1412

Title: James M'Donald who was executed in Longford for the murder of Anne O'Brien

First Line: O! young men and old, I now make bold

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 515

Title: Donald's return to Glencoe

First Line: As I was a walking one evening of late

Notes:  2806 c.18(89) is another issue of this ballad alone

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V544

Title: Young Roger that follows the plough

First Line: Dear mother, I intend to get married

Themes:  Marriage - menRural society

2806 b.9(259)

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Harding B 19(109)

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