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Edition - Bod1734

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V7466

Title: John O'Dwyer-a-Glana

First Line: Ohe [sic] morning as I started

2806 b.9(41)

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2806 c.7(62)

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2806 c.9(55)

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Harding B 26(300)

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Johnson Ballads 2096b

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Johnson Ballads 2123a

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Johnson Ballads 2124a

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Johnson Ballads 2180b

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Johnson Ballads 2235d

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Johnson Ballads 3091

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Johnson Ballads 3255

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Edition - Bod1923

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St Dvblin [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V17415

Title: Champagne Chalie [sic]

First Line: I've seen a deal of gaiety throughout my noisy life

2806 b.9(134)

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2806 c.7(9)

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2806 c.9(49)

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Harding B 26(93)

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Johnson Ballads 2092a

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Johnson Ballads 2093a

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Edition - Bod3952

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V4231

Title: The game of cards

First Line: You true sons of Erin draw near me

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Fenians

2806 b.9(35)

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Harding B 26(203)

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Johnson Ballads 2119b

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Johnson Ballads 2177b

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Edition - Bod20977

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: 13371

Title: The adventure's of Roger O'Hare

First Line: In my first proceedings I took rakcish [sic] ways

Themes:  Theft

2806 b.9(43)

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2806 b.9(117)

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2806 c.7(63)

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2806 c.9(1)

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2806 c.9(47)

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Harding B 26(4)

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Harding B 26(5)

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Johnson Ballads 2090a

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Johnson Ballads 2091a

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Johnson Ballads 2142b

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Johnson Ballads 2199b

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Johnson Ballads 2241c

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Johnson Ballads 3250

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Edition - Bod21007

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St Du[blin]


Ballad - Roud Number: 13865

Title: The mariner's grave

First Line: I rmember [sic] the night was stormy & wet

Themes:  Naval

2806 b.9(157)

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2806 c.7(58)

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Harding B 26(421)

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Johnson Ballads 2141d

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Johnson Ballads 2142a

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Johnson Ballads 2143a

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Johnson Ballads 2144a

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Johnson Ballads 2213b

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Johnson Ballads 3235

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Edition - Bod21038

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, 1, Lr, Exchange, Street, Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V4237

Title: The organ grinder

First Line: Kind friends attention give to me

Themes:  Rejected suitorStreet music and musicians

2806 b.9(223)

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2806 c.7(64)

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Harding B 26(487)

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Johnson Ballads 2233

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Johnson Ballads 2234a

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Johnson Ballads 2235b

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Edition - Bod21082

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, 1, Lr, Exchange St


Ballad - Roud Number: 13750

Title: A new song call'd Annie Lisle

First Line: Down where the waving willow

Authors:  Thompson, S.

2806 b.9(46)

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2806 c.7(48)

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2806 c.9(2)

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Harding B 26(12)

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Johnson Ballads 2149b

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Johnson Ballads 2157a

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Johnson Ballads 2158b

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Johnson Ballads 2181b

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Johnson Ballads 3256

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Edition - Bod21106

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, Printer 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad

Title: Hymn on the general judgment [sic] day

First Line: On the general judgement day

Themes:  Day of judgement

2806 b.9(80)

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2806 c.7(33)

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Harding B 26(264)

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Johnson Ballads 2122b

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Johnson Ballads 2148d

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Edition - Bod22784

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton printer 1 Lr Exchange St


Ballad - Roud Number: 7629

Title: Shelling green peas

First Line: I sing you a ditty of a damsel so pretty

2806 c.7(75)

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2806 c.9(41)

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Harding B 26(599)

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Johnson Ballads 2237a

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Johnson Ballads 2238a

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Johnson Ballads 2241b

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Johnson Ballads 3247

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Edition - Bod4038

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: 4882

Title: Up in a balloon

First Line: One night I went up in a baioon [sic]

Themes:  DrunkennessBallooningDreams

2806 b.9(45)

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2806 c.7(79)

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2806 c.9(40)

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Harding B 26(658)

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Johnson Ballads 2169b

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Johnson Ballads 2239

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Johnson Ballads 2240a

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Johnson Ballads 2241a

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Johnson Ballads 2242b

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Johnson Ballads 3252

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Edition - Bod1924

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, Printer, 1, Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad

Title: A new song call'd the Young lady's lamentation for the loss of her true love

First Line: It was early early all in the spring

2806 b.9(203)

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2806 b.9(218)

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2806 c.7(84)

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Harding B 26(701)

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Johnson Ballads 2098d

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Johnson Ballads 2197a

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Johnson Ballads 2198b

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Johnson Ballads 2199a

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Johnson Ballads 2200b

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Johnson Ballads 2209b

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Johnson Ballads 2231b

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Johnson Ballads 3243

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Edition - Bod5551

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts 1[4] Great st Andrew street seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 2298

Title: The cruel father, and constant lover

First Line: A lady's daughter in the west

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusSuicide

2806 c.18(76)

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Firth c.18(190)

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Harding B 25(451)

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Johnson Ballads 784

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Edition - Bod6017

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, No, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad

Title: Down with mob and charlie!

First Line: The news from College cam' yestreen

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(7)

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G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(12)

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Johnson Ballads 1695a

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Edition - Bod6138

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1 South College St. and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V4159

Title: Lieut P---d's soliloquy

First Line: Now is the clincher to our cowardice

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(20)

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Johnson Ballads 1699a

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Edition - Bod6141

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V32503

Title: The question

First Line: Police, or no police, that is the question

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots, 1838

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(18)

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Johnson Ballads 1704b

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Edition - Bod6142

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V32660

Title: A street ballad

First Line: A song I sing without any cram

Tune: The cork leg

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(15)

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Johnson Ballads 1706a

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Edition - Bod3831

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, 1, Lr, Exchauge [sic], St, Dublin

Notes:  Harding B 26(240) is another edition.


Ballad

Title: Hagertys ball

First Line: Its near Bllakale [sic] where the lads they are friskey

2806 b.9(114)

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2806 c.7(27)

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2806 c.9(51)

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Harding B 26(241)

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Johnson Ballads 2093b

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Johnson Ballads 2116a

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Johnson Ballads 2120a

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Johnson Ballads 2121a

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Johnson Ballads 2127c

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Johnson Ballads 2143b

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Johnson Ballads 2161b

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Johnson Ballads 3251

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Edition - Bod10930

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V7803

Title: Parody on Byron's \"Battle of Waterloo\"

First Line: There was a sound of bloodless snow-ball fight

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(21)

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Johnson Ballads 1701

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Edition - Bod10931

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V32511

Title: Hebrew melody

First Line: The provost came down like a wolf on the fold

Authors:  Rabbi ben Israel (Pseudonym)

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(3)

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G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(8)

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Johnson Ballads 1706c

Edition - Bod10932

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: Published by R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: When prenticed billies leave their shops

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(4)

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G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(9)

Notes:  Slip cut in two


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Johnson Ballads 1710

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Edition - Bod15630

Imprint Names:  Weston, R. and sons

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  [1838]

Imprint: R. Weston & Sons, 1, South College Street, and 31, Lothian Street


Ballad

Title: Stanzas on a late battle

First Line: Of the combat in the North

Authors:  Kilspendie (Pseudonym)

Themes:  Edinburgh University, student riots

G.A. Edinb. 8o 112(19)

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Johnson Ballads 1705a

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Edition - Bod20588

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: Brereton, Printer, 1, Lr, Exchange, St, Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V17420

Title: A new song call'd Coburns challange [sic] to Heenan

First Line: You gallant sons of Paddy's land I hope you will draw ndur [sic]

Subjects:  Heenan, John C.

Themes:  Prizefighting

2806 b.9(11)

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Johnson Ballads 2161a

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Edition - Bod20960

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V1918

Title: A new song call'd The hireing day

First Line: [Y]ou buxom lads and lasaes [sic] gay

Themes:  Hiring fairs

2806 b.9(100)

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2806 b.9(106)

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2806 c.7(29)

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2806 c.7(30)

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2806 c.9(17)

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2806 c.9(44)

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Harding B 26(249)

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Johnson Ballads 2175a

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Johnson Ballads 2176a

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Johnson Ballads 2177a

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Johnson Ballads 2223b

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Johnson Ballads 3258

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Edition - Bod20972

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, 1, Lr, Exchange, Street, Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V4290

Title: The maid of Lismore

First Line: One day as I chanced to go roving

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  SeductionMarketsLand tenure - Ireland

2806 b.9(111)

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2806 c.7(56)

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2806 c.9(38)

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Harding B 26(409)

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Johnson Ballads 2139

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Johnson Ballads 2140a

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Johnson Ballads 2141a

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Johnson Ballads 2159b

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Johnson Ballads 3222

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Edition - Bod20976

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P Brereton Printer 1 Lr Exchange St Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V10570

Title: The jolly rake of all trades

First Line: Of all the trades that's going a rover's my delight

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Trades

2806 b.9(116)

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2806 b.9(220)

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2806 c.7(40)

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2806 c.9(42)

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Harding B 26(301)

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Johnson Ballads 2097b

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Johnson Ballads 2125a

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