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Edition - Bod1172

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's old-established office, Castle- lane, Bedford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 239

Title: The female cabin boy

First Line: It's of pretty female as you shall understand

Themes:  Women sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V435

Title: Still so gently o'er me stealing

First Line: Still so gently o'er me stealing

Authors:  Romani, F.

Notes:  From the opera of La somnambula

Firth b.25(546)

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Edition - Bod259

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Date  1826

Imprint: Merry, Printer, Bedford

Notes:  Printed in blue ink


Ballad - Roud Number: V14187

Title: The triumph

First Line: Ye sons of freedom who would stand

Themes:  Parliamentary elections

Johnson Ballads fol. 192

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Edition - Bod1000

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Sold by M.A. Merry, Castle lane, Bedford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2080

Title: Wait for the waggon

First Line: Will you come with me, my Phillis dear, to yon blue mountains free

Themes:  Rural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12882

Title: The cot where I was born

First Line: I've roamed beneath a foreign sky

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Edition - Bod6883

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's old-established office, Castle- lane


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1804

Title: The drummer boy of Waterloo

First Line: When battle roused each warlike band

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13833

Title: Woodman spare that tree

First Line: Woodman spare that tree

Authors:  Morris, George Pope, 1802-1864

Firth b.25(540)

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Edition - Bod6889

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's old-established office, Castle- lane


Ballad - Roud Number: 174

Title: The cunning cobbler done over!

First Line: A story, a story, to you I will tell

Themes:  AdulteryTradesmen

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Edition - Bod6895

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Sold by M.A. Merry, Castle lane


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13250

Title: Nancy in the Strand

First Line: For the last three weeks I've been a dodging

Themes:  Prostitution

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1218

Title: The Rose of Allandale!

First Line: The morn was fair, the skies were clear

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

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Edition - Bod6905

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Sold by M.A. Merry, Castle lane, Bedford


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V14982

Title: The silly old man

First Line: Come listen awhile and I'll sing you a song

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: Oh! leave the gay and festive scene

Firth b.25(576)

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Edition - Bod6913

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Sold by M.A. Merry, Castle-lane, Bedford


Ballad - Roud Number: V9586

Title: \"Who's your cooper?\" or, The crinoline hoops

First Line: What dresses now the ladies have

Themes:  FashionsCrinolines

Firth b.25(585)

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Firth c.21(92)

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Edition - Bod6973

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's old-established Office


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 515

Title: Donald's return to Glencoe

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

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: Oh! leave the gay and festive scene

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Edition - Bod13442

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Date  [1854]

Imprint: Bedford: Sold by M.A. Merry, Castle lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V3330

Title: The tax on gin!

First Line: There's something new starts every day

Themes:  Taxation

Firth b.25(580)

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Edition - Bod14536

Imprint Names:  Williams

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Date  [1859]

Imprint: Williams, Printer, Bedford


Ballad - Roud Number: V9937

Title: The Luton tragedy ... Murder committed by Joseph Castle on his wife ... 9th of August, 1859

First Line: You feeling christians pray attend

Subjects:  Luton (England)

Themes:  Murder - 19th century1859

Harding B 14(232)

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Edition - Bod9077

Imprint Names:  Merry

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's old-established Office


Ballad - Roud Number: V9687

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

First Line: Of Delhi you have lately heard

Themes:  India - Sepoy Rebellion, 1857-1858

Firth c.14(90)

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Edition - Bod9262

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Printed at Merry's Old-established Office, Castle Lane


1st Ballad

Title: The farmers, millers, and bakers. A new song on the times

First Line: A good time is coming, now mind what I say

Themes:  EducationPrices

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13880

Title: The old folks at home

First Line: Way down upon the Swannee ribber

Authors:  Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

Firth c.16(291)

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Edition - Bod9407

Imprint Names:  Merry, M.A.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Imprint: Bedford: Sold by M.A. Merry, Castle Lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V1522

Title: Who's your butcher? Or What's the price of meat!

First Line: Oh! cricky, what a piece of work

Themes:  PricesEconomy and trade

Firth c.16(461)

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Edition - Bod9595

Imprint Names:  Chittick

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Date  [1834]

Imprint: Chittick, Printer, Bedford

Notes:  With a prose account


Ballad - Roud Number: V30299

Title: The life, trial, and execution, of Alexander Richmond

First Line: All you that have a feeling heart

Subjects:  Reading (England)

Themes:  DrunkennessMurderCrime - 19th centuryRape

Firth c.17(253)

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Edition - Bod19383

Imprint Names:  Merry, C.B.

Imprint Locations:  Bedford

Date  [1822]

Imprint: C.B. Merry, Printer, Bedford


Ballad

Title: National British hymn, written in ... 1822

First Line: God save great George, the fourth!

Subjects:  George IV, king of Great Britain, 1762-1830

Johnson Ballads 1384B

Notes:  MS annotation: composed by Sir E. Dolben


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