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Edition - Bod4019

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 4(49) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1369

Title: Patrick O'Neal, or, The Irishman's description of a man of war

First Line: O ye sons of Hibernia, who're snug on dry land

Themes:  Naval battles

Harding B 4(50)

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Johnson Ballads 943

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Edition - Bod4020

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J, Pitts, 6, Great St. An[drew] Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 4(50) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1369

Title: Patrick O'Neal. Or, The Irishman's description of a man of war

First Line: O ye sons of Hibernia; who're snug on dry land

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 4(49)

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Edition - Bod4053

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and wholesale Toy warehouse, 6 Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 25(170) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V213

Title: Ben Block

First Line: Ben Block was a veteran of naval renown

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Sailors - veterans

Harding B 17(22a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 3040

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4161

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, 6 Great St. Andrew Street

Notes:  Harding B 11(2869) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 621

Title: O rare Turpin

First Line: As I was riding over Hunslow moor

Themes:  Highwaymen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13861

Title: The last rose

First Line: Tis the last rose of summer

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15018

Title: Loss of the Earl Moira

First Line: You landsmen and you seamen

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)Liverpool (England)

Themes:  ShipwreckEarl Moira (ship)

Harding B 11(2870)

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Edition - Bod4182

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer, 14, Great St Andrew Stree[t] Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 20211

Title: Four and twenty fidlers

First Line: Four and twenty fidlers all of a row

Notes:  Verse and prose

Harding B 25(679)

Notes:  Slip.


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Opie P 550(10)

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod4189

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  The same setting of type appears in a sheet of four ballads; see Harding B 11(1503).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17542

Title: He loves and he rides away

First Line: At the baron of Mowbray's gate was seen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9789

Title: Batchelor's fare

First Line: To the Thames gentle banks the streams wind along

Firth b.27(328)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4197

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13755

Title: Alice Gray

First Line: She's all my fancy painted her

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V551

Title: Billy Barlow's wedding

First Line: As I was going down Whitecross street

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4441

Title: Nothing

First Line: When rhyming and verses at first were in fashion

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V144

Title: The archer boy

First Line: Oh! elude him not -- the archer boy!

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V16422

Title: The landing of royal Charlie

First Line: There's news from Moidart cam' yestreen

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3115

Title: The Invincibles

First Line: When the merry fife and drum

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1750

Title: The troubadour from distant land

First Line: From distant climes a troubadour

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3705

Title: The moon is on the hill

First Line: Awake my light, my sleeping love

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2050

Title: Native land good-night

First Line: Adieu! adieu! my native shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9566

Title: Isabel

First Line: Wake! dearest wake! and again united

Johnson Ballads fol. 130

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Edition - Bod4210

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14 Great St Andrew Street seven Dials

Notes:  The illustration is upside down.


Ballad - Roud Number: V30600

Title: The clown's chapter on lying

First Line: A stoky [sic] I've heard in my youth

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Monument$zLondonSt. Paul's cathedral$zLondon

Firth b.26(54)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 17(53a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4239

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  Part of a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 11(1209A).


Ballad - Roud Number: V266

Title: Answer to the Blue ey'd stranger

First Line: It was in the pleasant month of May

Firth b.27(526)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4391

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy, and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. Saint Andrews Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of four ballads; see Harding B 11(2418).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V424

Title: Spirit of the storm

First Line: At sight of each terrific form

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1296

Title: The pigeon

First Line: Why tarries my love! ah where does he rove

Harding B 15(309b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod4393

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J Pitts, No. 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 829 is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V653

Title: The four Indian kings

First Line: Attend unto a true relation

Themes:  American Indians, visit to England, 1710

Douce Ballads 3(135)

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Edition - Bod4396

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(753) is another impression Harding B 11(754) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 263

Title: The cruel miller

First Line: My parents educated me good learning gave to me

Themes:  SeductionMurder

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1085

Title: The wandering Savoyard

First Line: Ah, hear the wandering Savoyard's tale

Subjects:  France

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3329

Title: O tell me in which gin shop my dear

First Line: Oh, tell me in which gin shop my dear

Themes:  Fairs

Harding B 11(755)

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Edition - Bod4513

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse 6, Great st Andrew street 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9729

Title: The last shilling

First Line: As pensive one night iu [sic] my garret I sat

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

2806 c.18(180)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(127b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod4882

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Wholesale Toy & Marble warehouse 6, Great st, Andrew street 7 dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2886) and Harding B 11(2887) are two impressions of another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21

Title: The outlandish knight

First Line: An outlandish knight came from the north lands

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter winds whistle along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

Performers:  Freyer, Master

Performance Locations:  London concert

Harding B 11(2891)

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Edition - Bod4897

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad

Title: Don't I love my mother

First Line: The boys and gals all jeers at me

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7063

Title: Some with they were single

First Line: Ye single girls, a warning take

Themes:  Domestic strife

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 21859

Title: Darby Kelly

First Line: My grandsire beat a drum so neat

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V171

Title: The bachelor of sixty-two

First Line: Some say to ninety-five they live

Themes:  Bachelors

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V20025

Title: Come to the vine feast

First Line: Come to the vine feast, come, pretty maids

Themes:  Wine

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V21096

Title: The breeches

First Line: I've often heard Will's wife declare

Themes:  Domestic strife

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V8676

Title: A man's a man for a' that

First Line: Is there for honest poverty

Johnson Ballads fol. 109

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Edition - Bod4898

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printer J. Pitts, and Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew sreet [sic], 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20675

Title: The appeal of innocence

First Line: Ye Britons hail you injured queen

Authors:  Pope, C.

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7295

Title: God save the queen

First Line: God save queen Caroline

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Johnson Ballads fol. 110

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Edition - Bod4899

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 9128

Title: Lubly Rosa Sambo come; or De coal-black rose

First Line: Lubly Rosa Sambo cum

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20667

Title: Who are you?

First Line: What sayings and what doings there are in Lunnun town

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

First Line: A song for the oak, the brave old oak

Themes:  Oak tree

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12813

Title: Joy! joy! joy!

First Line: Joy! joy! joy! came bounding o'er the plain

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: The light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

Authors:  Bunn, A. (Alfred), 1796-1860

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V33246

Title: Love in a cottage for me

First Line: Oh! the air of a city with poor little love

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 5878

Title: My heart's in the Highlands

First Line: My heart's in the highlands, my heart is not here

Themes:  Scotland

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13808

Title: Bessy, the sailor's bride

First Line: Poor Bessy was a sailor's bride

Themes:  Death

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1171

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O did you not hear of Kate Kearney

Johnson Ballads fol. 113

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Edition - Bod4901

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble warehouse 6, Great st, Andre[w] street Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 767

Title: Meet me by moonlight

First Line: Meet me by moonlight alone

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22054

Title: The Englishman's wife, God bless her

First Line: A full glass of brandy come fill full for me

Themes:  Women

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16448

Title: Parody; on Love was once a little boy

First Line: I love a little lass, oh dear

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1244

Title: Parody on the Minstrel boy

First Line: The fiddler's boy to the fair has gone

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V18439

Title: Guy Fawkes

First Line: I [sing] a doleful tragedy: Guy Fawkes the prince of sinisters

Subjects:  Fawkes, Guy, 1570-1606

Themes:  Guy Fawkes day

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V640

Title: Move on there, or the Devil and the watchman

First Line: Charley was a watchman rare

Themes:  Watchmen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V18590

Title: The sweets of love

First Line: Life with all its fading joys

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2849

Title: Sally and Billy, or the Fatal repulse

First Line: Young Billy went a courting

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V20592

Title: The midnight serenade

First Line: Now when half the world is dreaming

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V31317

Title: A lover's entreaty

First Line: Now your old dad is dreaming, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1050

Title: The frozen river

First Line: When winter chains from shore to shore

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V27488

Title: Parody on 'Isable

First Line: Wake, dearest wake, while the gas lamps are glaring

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V5948

Title: Very well I did it at the price sir

First Line: When I left my native village to see this jolly town

Themes:  Countryman in London

Johnson Ballads fol. 121

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Edition - Bod4902

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy warehouse 6, Great St. Andrews [sic] St. seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1616

Title: With a helmet on his brow

First Line: With a helmet on his brow

Themes:  Military

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1464

Title: St. Paul's & the Monument

First Line: Late one night, when the moon shone bright, and the wind blew in gusts and squalls

Subjects:  London (England)

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V11983

Title: The quarter day

First Line: Twas on a quarter's day

Themes:  Rent collecting

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12264

Title: The fairest flower

First Line: I have plucked the sweetest flower

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8947

Title: The gay guitar

First Line: Yes I will leave my father's halls

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 378

Title: Bonny blue handkerchief

First Line: As early one morning I chanced for to stray

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V17053

Title: The lover's mistake

First Line: A fond youth serenaded his love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V34886

Title: Billy Barlow's brother

First Line: Look at me! now can't you tell where I was bred?

Johnson Ballads fol. 122

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Edition - Bod4903

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer Toy and Marble ware-house, 6, Great St. Andrew street dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7188

Title: Deep in the forest dell

First Line: Deep in the forest dell

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6786

Title: The knight of the sable plume

First Line: The moon had rose over the battle field

Themes:  Soldiers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1346

Title: Hail smiling morn

First Line: Hail smiling morn that tips the hills with gold

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6788

Title: The knight of the silver shield

First Line: Splendour blazed in the castle hall

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V12073

Title: I want money

First Line: I want money, I want money

Themes:  Money

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1085

Title: The wandering Savoyard

First Line: Ah, hear the wandering Savoyard's tale

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V144

Title: The archer boy

First Line: Oh! elude him not, the archer boy

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 13766

Title: Farewell to the mountain

First Line: Farewell to the mountain

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V3136

Title: Pat was a darling boy

First Line: 'Twas at the sign of the fork

Themes:  Drunkenness

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

Themes:  Marriage

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V382

Title: Pat Fagan

First Line: You all know Pat Fagan the labourer well

Johnson Ballads fol. 124

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Johnson Ballads fol. 125

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Edition - Bod4904

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitt [sic], Printer, Toy and Marble warho[use] [sic] 6, Great st. Andrew Street dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2664

Title: Love was once a little boy

First Line: Love was once a little boy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2169

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Talk as you will the fair rule still

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: King and countryman

First Line: There was an old chap in the West country

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bower hied hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9514

Title: The queer little man

First Line: A queer little man; 'very how came you so

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Themes:  Street traders

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The minute gun at sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coast

Themes:  Shipwreck

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's labour lost

First Line: Young love in a transport exclaim'd

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V990

Title: Heart and lute

First Line: I give thee all I can no more

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1198

Title: William at eve

First Line: When William at eve meets me down by the stile

Johnson Ballads fol. 126

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Edition - Bod4905

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed & sold by J. Pitts, 6, Great st, Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 128 is another issue Johnson Ballads fol. 138 is another impression with the ballads in the reverse order.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6790

Title: The knight-errant or the Distressed queen

First Line: When the queen was detained on the Gallian shore

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4292

Title: Queen Caroline lov'd in our island

First Line: Queen Caroline's come

Tune: The tight little island

Authors:  L., T.

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Johnson Ballads fol. 127

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Edition - Bod4906

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Printed & sold by J. Pitts, 6 Great st, Andrew street, 7 Dials

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 127 is another issue.


1st Ballad

Title: The kight-errant [sic] or the Distressed queen

First Line: When the queen was detained on the Gallian shore

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4292

Title: Queen Caroline lov'd in our island

First Line: Queen Caroline's come

Tune: The tight little island

Authors:  L., T.

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Johnson Ballads fol. 128

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Edition - Bod4907

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitt [sic], Printer, Toy and Marble warehose [sic] 6, Great st. Andrew Street dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16287

Title: [Sail]or's harvest home

First Line: The hero, who, to live in story

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2169

Title: Lovely woman

First Line: Talk as you will the fair rule still

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 18844

Title: The king and countryman

First Line: There was an old chap in the West country

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3588

Title: March to the battle field

First Line: March to the battle field

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13839

Title: Sing to love a roundelay

First Line: Oh, love is the fairy power

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1936

Title: The mountain maid

First Line: The mountain maid from her bower hied hied

Performers:  Sinclair, John, 1791-1857

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V7380

Title: Jamie of Dundee

First Line: I canna like ye, gentle sir

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9514

Title: The queer little man

First Line: A queer little man; 'very how came you so

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Teutchland I came with my light wares all laden

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

Themes:  Street traders

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 13787

Title: The minute gun at sea

First Line: When in the storm on Albion's coast

Themes:  Shipwreck

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8085

Title: Love's labour lost

First Line: Young love in a transport exclaim'd

Performers:  Vestris (Lucia Elizabeth Mathews), Madame, 1797-1856

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V990

Title: Heart and lute

First Line: I give thee all I can no more

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V1198

Title: William at eve

First Line: When William at eve meets me down by the stile

Johnson Ballads fol. 129

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Edition - Bod4908

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6, Great St Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7787

Title: The nobby waterman

First Line: How werry snug and nautical

Themes:  Watermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V758

Title: Old Ben the Yankee

First Line: Uncle Ben did you never hear tell

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2092

Title: The village beauty

First Line: See the star-breasted villain to yonder cot bound

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentProstitutionCourtship - difference in social status

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1778

Title: The pilot

First Line: Oh, pilot! 'tis a fearful night

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.19(130)

Notes:  Firth c.19(130); Imperfect: cropped.


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Johnson Ballads fol. 135

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