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Edition - Bod13414

Imprint Names:  Brooks, T.

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Imprint: T. Brooks, Song Publisher

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 528

Title: The bold Princess Royal

First Line: On the fourteenth day of February we sailed from the land

Subjects:  Newfoundland (Canada)

Themes:  Piracy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12906

Title: Won't you buy my pretty flowers?

First Line: Underneath the gaslight's glitter

Themes:  Poverty

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

Themes:  Hunting - women

Harding B 11(384)

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Edition - Bod9412

Imprint Names:  Brooks, T.

Imprint Locations:  Bath

Imprint: Thomas Brooks, Song Printer, 4, Kingsmead Square, Bath

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32868

Title: They say 'tis a crime to be poor

First Line: So quietly one evening reclining

Tune: John Bull, can you wonder at crime

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1821

Title: The Tanyard side

First Line: I am a rambling hero

Firth c.16(467)

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Edition - Bod19455

Imprint Names:  Brooks, T.

Imprint Locations:  Bristol

Imprint: T. Brooks, Great Anne Street Bristol

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 775

Title: The ship that never returned

First Line: On a bright summer's morning when the waves were rippling

Themes:  Shipwreck

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V28706

Title: One country is as good as another

First Line: In this mighty nation, the poor struggle on

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  PovertyTrade depression

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V33151

Title: The new voter's song

First Line: The Tories will shortly look straight down their noses

Themes:  TaxationParliament - reform

Johnson Ballads 1518

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