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Edition - Bod20094

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  4 p.


Ballad

Title: M'Kinnon's garland

First Line: Now ponder well, ye she gallants

Tune: Catherine Ogie

Themes:  Prostitution

Johnson Ballads 2659



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Edition - Bod16301

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1784 and 1807

Imprint: Printed and sold at No. 4, Aldermary church yard


Ballad - Roud Number: V9022

Title: The countryman's garland, in two parts

First Line: You young men that down in the country dwell

References:

ESTC: T195369

Themes:  Countryman in LondonProstitutionPrisonsBridewell

Harding B 6(81)

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Edition - Bod1801

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: London, Printed for Phillip Brooksby, at the Golden Ball, neer the Hospital-gate, in West-smith-field

Notes:  The first illustration is based on a portrait of Catherine of Braganza; see 4o Rawl. 566(16).


Ballad

Title: The new mode. Or, We'l raise up our honour again

First Line: I am a knights lady, and newly decay'd

References:

ESTC: R180947

Themes:  Prostitution

Edition - Bod5698

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: Manchester; Printed by Thomas Pearson, Machine Printer, 4, and 6, Chadderton Street, Oldham Road

Series Identifier: 556


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1745

Title: The reason why

First Line: One night in cold December, I've reason to remember

Themes:  ProstitutionPolice

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V32622

Title: Run 'em in

First Line: I suppose you don't know who we are

Attributation: Sung by Harry Jones and G.S. Holden

Performers:  Jones, HarryHolden, G.S.

Themes:  Police

Firth c.17(151)

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Firth c.26(300)

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Edition - Bod12268

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The same illustrations are used in Douce Ballads 3(4a).


Ballad - Roud Number: V17645

Title: Bite upon bite; or, Miser outwitted by the country lass

First Line: You pretty young maidens, I'd have you draw [near]

References:

ESTC: T195336

Themes:  ProstitutionInfants

Harding B 6(72)

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