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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5787

Titles:
The soldier's letter to his sweetheart!
The young soldier's letter to his sweethea[rt]
The young soldier's farewell to his sweetheart

First Lines:
Farewell my dearest Mary, for India I am bound
Farewell my dearest Mary for India I am bound
Farewell, my dearest Mary, for India I am bound
Farewell, my dearest Mary, for India I [am] bound

Subjects:
India
Ireland

Themes:
Soldiers
Drunkenness
Letter-writing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6805

Titles:
The soldier's return from India

First Lines:
Oh, come you from the Indies?
Oh, come you from the Indies

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4320

Titles:
Commins's farewell to Ireland

First Lines:
Farewell to the river Bann

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Great Britain - colonies
Soldiers, Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 388

Titles:
The rocks of Scilly

First Lines:
Come all you brisk young sailors bold

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4321

Titles:
Farewell to Ireland

First Lines:
Farewell unto the river Bann

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Great Britain - colonies
Soldiers, Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3572

Titles:
The battle and the breeze

First Lines:
To Britain's glorious walls of oak

Subjects:
West Indies
India

Themes:
Sailors
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23104

Titles:
Merry little soldier
The merry little soldier

First Lines:
I'm a merry little soldier
Lo, I'm a merry little soldier
[I]'m a merry little soldier

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Soldiers
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858
Military

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3291

Titles:
The young militia captain

First Lines:
A young militia captain on his lady love did smile

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3770

Titles:
A new topical song on passing events

First Lines:
A topical song I am going to try

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Russo-Turkish war

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12901

Titles:
Gather an' go

First Lines:
O curse on this war that e'er it began

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9349

Titles:
Bravest fellows out

First Lines:
There's been a great deal said and sung, of late there is no doubt

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Crimean War, 1853-1856
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10268

Titles:
Rise up noble Britons, bundle an' go

First Lines:
Curse on this Indian war that ere it began

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8633

Titles:
The gutta percha mania; or, the Snobs done brown

First Lines:
There is new inventions every day

Subjects:
Botany Bay (Australia)
India

Themes:
Shoemakers
Gutta-percha

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8611

Titles:
Jessie Brown the heroine of Lucknow

First Lines:
O Britons at home, you have heard of brave Jessie

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3003

Titles:
The soldier's letter to his parents

First Lines:
Dear parents I do write, though I'm weeping day an[d] night

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Soldiers
Letter-writing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9688

Titles:
A new song, called the Victory gained at Lucknow

First Lines:
All you gallant heroes that to England belong

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3301

Titles:
Poor Indo
The poor Indo

First Lines:
It is thy will and I must leave thee

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Indians
Women, Indian
Courtship - difference of ethnicity

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 550

Titles:
The Paisley officer

First Lines:
In blythe and bonny Scotland, where the blue bells do grow

Themes:
Women soldiers
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9687

Titles:
Relief of Lucknow, on the 21st of Nov. 1857

First Lines:
Of Delhi you have lately heard

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8801

Titles:
Shamrock shore
The shamrock shore

First Lines:
You curious searchers of each nation

Subjects:
India
Ulysses (fictional character)
Ireland

Themes:
Commerce
Sailors
Asians - women
Prostitution
War
Ireland
African Americans - women
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9012

Titles:
Havelock to his warrior band

First Lines:
Hark! hark! 'tis the shriek of the children

Subjects:
Havelock, Henry, Sir, 1795-1857

Themes:
India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4360

Titles:
The true lovers' farewell to Ireland
The true-lover's farewell to Ireland

First Lines:
'Twas of a summer's evening, as I went out to walk
'Twas of a summer's evening as I went out to walk

Subjects:
India
Ireland

Themes:
Emigration - Irish

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3367

Titles:
I'll stay for my Jack, and he'll wed me
I'll stay for my Jack and he'll wed me

First Lines:
From England to India when Jack last set sail

Themes:
Sailors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6572

Titles:
Ode to be sung at the dinner given by the gentlemen from India to field marshall the duke of Wellington, K.G. Monday, July 11, 1814

First Lines:
Victor of Assaye's eastern plain

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V600

Titles:
Let fame sound the trumpet

First Lines:
Let fame sound the trumpet, and cry to the war!
Let fame sound the trumpet and cry to the war
Let fame sound the trumpet, and cry to the war

Subjects:
India

Themes:
Friendship

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