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Edition - Bod6611

Imprint Names:  Forth, W.

Imprint Locations:  Bridlington

Imprint: Forth, Printer, Bridlington

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V648

Title: The last whistle

First Line: Whether sailor or not, for a moment avast

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16992

Title: Such a knowing one I did grow

First Line: When I was a tiny boy

Firth b.25(264)

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Harding B 11(2082)

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Edition - Bod8487

Imprint Names:  Forth, W.

Imprint Locations:  Bridlington

Imprint: Forth, Printer, Bridlington

Series Identifier: 116

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12675

Title: On board of the Arethusa

First Line: Come, all ye jolly sailors bold

Authors:  Hoare, Prince, 1755-1834

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13873

Title: Sir John Moore's burial

First Line: Not a drum was heard, nor a funeral note

Authors:  Wolfe, Charles, 1791-1823

Subjects:  Moore, John, Sir, 1761-1809

Firth c.12(58)

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Edition - Bod8699

Imprint Names:  Forth, W.

Imprint Locations:  Bridlington

Imprint: Forth, Printer, High-Street, Bridlington

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V391

Title: Hearts of oak

First Line: Come cheer up, my lads, 'tis to glory we steer

Authors:  Garrick, David, 1717-1779

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3095

Title: The boatie rows

First Line: O wheel may the boatie row

Notes:  The second stanza breaks into a different ballad

Themes:  Fishermen

Firth c.13(292)

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