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Edition - Bod4802

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7896

Title: Bonny brave Scotland

First Line: Where is the land which Scotland surpasses

Performers:  Paton, Mary Ann, 1802-1864

Themes:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8489

Title: Blest as the immortal, &c

First Line: Blest as the immortal gods is he

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 2678

Title: She's fail'd in her truth

First Line: And has she then fail'd in her truth

Performers:  Sinclair, Miss

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2984

Title: Return my Joey

First Line: When Joe first woo'd me for his bride

Tune: Love's a tyrant

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V9140

Title: [None]

First Line: Be mine dear maid this faithful heart

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V6255

Title: The Rose that blooms for ever

First Line: Oh! could this tortur'd heart but speak

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V14805

Title: [None]

First Line: Hark! the lark at heaven's gate sings

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V1749

Title: Gallant troubadour

First Line: Glowing with love on fire for fame

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 14076

Title: March! march! a favourite song

First Line: March! march! Ettrick and Teviotdale!

Authors:  Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 709

Title: The white cockade

First Line: My love was born in Aberdeen

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 968

Title: Bedlam city. Altered from the vulgar ballad

First Line: Down by Bedlam I walk'd one ev'ning

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V14001

Title: My Lowland queen

First Line: Now spring has deck'd the fields in green

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V5440

Title: The pilgrim. Far over land

First Line: Far over land, far over wave, a pilgrim am I roaming

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V23641

Title: Willy of the Green

First Line: On Tay's sweet pleasant banks, how happy have I stray'd

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 6716

Title: Donald of Dundee

First Line: Young Donald is the blithest lad

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V15485

Title: The lass of Hazel-Dean

First Line: Beneath a milk-white hawthorn tree

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

19th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V1112

Title: Soldier's gratitude

First Line: Whate'er my fate, where'er I roam

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V680

Title: Bow thy head thou lily pale

First Line: Bow thy head thou lily pale

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1220

Title: The adieu

First Line: Adieu ye streams that smoothly flow

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: 23104

Title: Little soldier

First Line: I'm a merry little soldier

Themes:  Soldiers

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: Scots song

First Line: A Highland lad my love was born

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

Harding B 36(16)

Notes:  Harding B 36(16) is cropped along top edge.


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Edition - Bod5684

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4205

Title: Rory of the hill

First Line: That rake up near the rafters

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3727

Title: Silver moonlight winds are blowing

First Line: Silver moonlight winds are blowing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4454

Title: Mary Blane

First Line: I once did lub a pretty gal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13766

Title: Farewell to the mountaim [sic]

First Line: Farewell to the mountain

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9639

Title: Content and a pipe

First Line: Contented I sit with my pint and my pipe

Themes:  Contentment

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: [T]he minstrel boy

First Line: [The mi]nstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2436

Title: Dark-lock-na-Garr

First Line: Away ye gay landscapes, ye gardens of roses

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

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V16322

Title: A new song Charles S. Parnell

First Line: From the plains of royal meath, to the city on the lee

Tune: What Paddy can't do more

Subjects:  Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2929

Title: Johnny Hart

First Line: There was a rich farmer's daughter lived near the town of Ross

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3034

Title: A new song called Granuaile

First Line: As through the north as I walked to vi[ew] the shamrock plain

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see 2806 c.15(85)

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The royal blackbird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

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

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V4209

Title: A new song on the Land league

First Line: Here's to Donegal and her people brave and tall

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see Harding B 19(139)

Themes:  Irish Land league

Harding B 40(2)




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Edition - Bod6247

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  The second illustration is from The life and death of St. George, the noble champion of England (Aldermary Church Yard, London)


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13862

Title: Light of other days

First Line: The light of other days is faded

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

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V734

Title: My boat is on the shore

First Line: My boat is on the shore

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V18405

Title: With a jolly full bottle

First Line: With a jolly full bottle let each man be arm'd

Themes:  Drinking

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1789

Title: 'Tis I that love her best

First Line: The gentle stars are peeping

5th Ballad

Title: The happy home

First Line: There's not a home, a home like mine

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V5287

Title: Home of my heart

First Line: I breathe once more my native air

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle liv'd near Killarney

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 24348

Title: Bonny prince Charlie

First Line: Cam' ye by Athol braes, lad with the phillabeg

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

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 141

Title: The golden glove

First Line: A wealthy young squire of Tamworth we hear

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: Under the walnut tree

First Line: Under the walnut tree dance with me

Themes:  Dancing

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V20166

Title: Upbraid me not!

First Line: Upbraid me not! I little heed

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V21239

Title: Matrimonial miseries

First Line: Some married men boast of their true happy state

Themes:  Marriage

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V367

Title: Let us be happy together

First Line: Come, let us be happy together

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars has gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V703

Title: Gloomy winter's now awa'

First Line: Gloomy winter's now awa'

Authors:  Tannahill, Robert, 1774-1810

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 13783

Title: Harry Bluff

First Line: Harry Bluff when a boy, left his friends and his home

Themes:  Sailors

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13883

Title: Ratcatcher's daughter

First Line: In Westminster, not long ago, there lived a ratcatcher's daughter

18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V9583

Title: A lady in a crinoline

First Line: A lady with a crinoline was walking down a street

Themes:  Crinolines

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 326

Title: My boy Tammy

First Line: Oh where hae ye been a' the day, my boy Tammy?

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V18888

Title: The woodland hallo

First Line: In our cottage, that peeps from the skirts of the wood

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V284

Title: A famous man was Robin Hood

First Line: A famous man was Robin Hood

Themes:  Rob Roy

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V6714

Title: Hope told a flattering tale

First Line: Hope told a flattering tale

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V8949

Title: The gay coalheaver

First Line: 'Twas a dark cloudy night

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V344

Title: Cheer for the pilots

First Line: The sturdy pilots put to sea

Themes:  Pilots

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V19489

Title: When the wind blows

First Line: When the wind blows

28th Ballad - Roud Number: V3545

Title: When the moon her light discloses

First Line: When the moon her light discloses

29th Ballad - Roud Number: 2821

Title: I've been roaming

First Line: I've been roaming, I've been roaming

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V8869

Title: Love and friendship

First Line: Away, light vows of woman's love

Themes:  Friendship

31st Ballad - Roud Number: V17063

Title: That melody enchants my soul

First Line: That melody enchants my soul

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V34735

Title: 'Tis very sweet to love thee, maiden

First Line: 'Tis very sweet to love thee, maiden, very sweet to woo

33rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15436

Title: Fill the goblet again

First Line: Fill the goblet again! for I never before

Themes:  Drinking

34th Ballad - Roud Number: 13861

Title: Last rose of summer

First Line: 'Tis the last rose of summer

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V7111

Title: A beau I had once on a time

First Line: A beau I had once on a time

36th Ballad - Roud Number: 664

Title: Bonny bunch of roses

First Line: By the danger of the ocean

Subjects:  Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873

Themes:  French invasion scares, 1852

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V5806

Title: Away, my bounding steed, away!

First Line: Away! my bounding steed, away!

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V13123

Title: Last words of Marmion

First Line: The war, that for a space did fail

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V1660

Title: Here in cool grot

First Line: Here, in cool grot and mossy cell

40th Ballad - Roud Number: V15600

Title: There's room enough for all

First Line: What need of all this fuss and strife

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V752

Title: Norah, the pride of Kildare

First Line: As beauteous Flora

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13789

Title: Maid of Judah

First Line: No more shall the children of Judah sing

Themes:  Jews

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13392

Title: The harp of Tara's hall

First Line: The harp that once thro' Tara's hall

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V1507

Title: King of the forest glade

First Line: Oh, I am the child of the forest wild

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V5437

Title: The pilgrim of love

First Line: Orynthia, my beloved, I call in vain!

46th Ballad - Roud Number: 13820

Title: Some love to roam

First Line: Some love to roam o'er the dark sea foam

Themes:  Hunting

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Edition - Bod6485

Imprint Names:  Conolly, C.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Imprint: Dublin. Printed and Published by C. Conolly, 36, Camden- Street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20649

Title: The adieu

First Line: We'll miss her at the morning hour

Authors:  Landon, Miss

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25306

Title: What is fancy?

First Line: What is fancy? can it fly

Authors:  Power, R.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V20789

Title: Farewell to the love that was aching for you

First Line: Farewell to the love that was aching for you

Authors:  Power, R.

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V31164

Title: O, Erin, the land of the fair and the bold

First Line: Fair lake, whose bright crystal of beautiful waters

Authors:  Collard, W.F.

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V12335

Title: All that's bright must fade

First Line: All that's bright must fade

Authors:  Moore

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1625

Title: Here we meet too soon to part

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 24928

Title: The Bay of Biscay, O

First Line: Loud roar'd the dreadful thunder

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

Themes:  Shipwreck

9th Ballad

Title: For glory and for liberty

First Line: Hail to the brave! and hail to the land!

Authors:  Richardson, D.L.

Themes:  War

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V8480

Title: Mr. Barney O'Bother

First Line: When first I was married to Katty O'Connor

Themes:  Irish

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3508

Title: How sweet are the moments when Fanny is nigh

First Line: How sweet are the moments when Fanny is nigh me

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V8953

Title: Love's gay garland's intertwine

First Line: Spring will not last, Oh! maiden mine

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V3131

Title: Oh! blame not the bard

First Line: Oh! blame not the bard, if he fly to the bowers

Themes:  Irish

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V11196

Title: The soldier's last sigh

First Line: The trumpet may summon the soldier away

Authors:  Belchambers

Themes:  Irish

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V6387

Title: Where the grassy turf

First Line: Where the grassy turf, o'erhung with willow

Themes:  May day

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6282

Title: The Irish school

First Line: Old Teddy O'Rook kept a nice little school

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Irish

17th Ballad

Title: Farewell

First Line: Farwell; if ever fondest prayer

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

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V7596

Title: Though I'm now a very little lad

First Line: Though I'm now a very little lad

Tune: White cockade

Performers:  Malcolm, Miss

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7810

Title: Battle of Waterloo

First Line: There was a sound of revelry by night

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

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

20th Ballad - Roud Number: 1295

Title: What can a young lassie do wi' an auld man

First Line: What can a young lassie, what shall a young lassie

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

21st Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

22nd Ballad

Title: The widow's story

First Line: I left my friends their game to play

Authors:  Furlong

Themes:  Hunting

Edition - Bod6652

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street, Preston

Series Identifier: 131


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7771

Title: The old abbey clock

First Line: For ages gone by it proudly hath stood

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Firth b.25(385)

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Edition - Bod2031

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V31598

Title: Maid of the mill

First Line: I've kiss'd & I've prattl'd with fifty fair maids

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14821

Title: The lass of Tiviot-side

First Line: In robes of green the smiling spring

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: Minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Themes:  Soldiers

Harding B 11(2293)

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Edition - Bod3868

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie O!!

First Line: Behind yon hills where Lurgar blows

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13786

Title: Men of twenty-five

First Line: Rouse, Erin, rouse, and clap your wings

Tune: When my old cap was new

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V22637

Title: The death of Sarsfield

First Line: Sarsfield has sailed from Limerick town

Subjects:  Limerick (Ireland)Sarsfield, Patrick, d. 1693

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5374

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O, should you e'er meet this Kate Kearney

Harding B 19(48)

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Edition - Bod7046

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Appears also in sheets of four and five ballads, but with different cuts; see 2806 b.9(243) and Harding B 19(48).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: [The mi]nstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2436

Title: Dark-lock-na-Garr

First Line: Away ye gay landscapes, ye gardens of roses

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

Harding B 19(52b)

Notes:  Slip.

Edition - Bod7378

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: [E. Hodges], Printer, Wholesale Toy & Marble Warehouse, [26, Grafton] street, [Soho,] London

Notes:  See Harding B 16(139c). The printing at bottom of sheet is illegible.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32973

Title: Making a night of it

First Line: Joshua Stiggins had liv'd with a young lady beautiful

Notes:  Harding B 16(139c) is another impression incomplete of this ballad alone

Themes:  DrinkingDomestic relationsSuburbs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war has gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Firth b.26(87)

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Edition - Bod10526

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E.

Series Identifier: 346


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: Servant boy

First Line: You lovers all both great and small and listen to my theme

Subjects:  IrelandPhiladelphia (U.S.A.)

Themes:  Social statusEmigrationServants

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1910

Title: The happy muleteer

First Line: O'er mountains steep, through vallies roaming

Themes:  Muleteers

Harding B 11(1471)

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Edition - Bod14609

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 448


1st Ballad

Title: Christmas goose

First Line: Good people all, both great and small, I pray you listen a minute

Themes:  Christmas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars has gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Harding B 16(49c)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2402

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod15846

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of five ballads; see Harding B 19(48).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5374

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O, should you e'er meet this Kate Kearney

2806 c.15(207)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod16707

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3024

Title: The knight of the golden crest

First Line: The banners wav'd on the castle walls

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Harding B 25(1037)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod21338

Imprint Names:  Wheeler, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1827 and 1847

Imprint: Wheeler Printer [above: Sold at 43 Hanover street Shudehill Manchester]


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20681

Title: The artful dodge

First Line: Never was there known as snch [sic]

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the wars is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

2806 c.16(197)

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Harding B 11(107)

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Edition - Bod21593

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of five ballads; see Harding B 19(48).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie O!!

First Line: Behind yon hills where Lurgar blows

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2995

Title: A much-admired song entitled the Emigrant's farewell to his country

First Line: Now our ship is ready to bear away

Themes:  Emigration

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5374

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O, should you e'er meet this Kate Kearney

2806 b.9(243)

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