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Edition - Bod4165

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford

Notes:  Part of a sheet of eight; see Firth b.26(467/468).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Firth b.27(115)

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Firth c.20(111)

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Edition - Bod2332

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Notes:  See Firth b.26(467/468) for imprint. For the first illustration, see Davison catalogue, No. 322.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Harding B 11(3551)

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Edition - Bod2882

Imprint Names:  Birt

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1833 and 1851

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Gt. St. Andrew Street

Notes:  Slip. Another edition appears in Harding B 17(278a)


Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Harding B 15(277a)

Notes:  The illustration and the text are separately printed items. Slip.


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Edition - Bod3259

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: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Notes:  Harding B 14(277a) is another edition of this ballad alone

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13320

Title: Oh, no! we never mention her

First Line: Oh, no, we never mention her, her name is never heard

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Harding B 17(278a)

Notes:  Slip Slip.


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Edition - Bod11636

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Notes:  See Harding B 11(130) Harding B 11(130) is another impression Harding B 11(130) is another impression Harding B 11(130) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V163

Title: The bailiffs have been

First Line: The bailiffs have been here, oh la! oh la!

Themes:  Bailiffs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thought is be[st]

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: Lads of the village

First Line: While the lads of the village shall merrily ah

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Harding B 11(131)

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Edition - Bod12938

Imprint Names:  Wilson, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bideford

Imprint: Wilson, Printer, Bideford

Notes:  See Harding B 11(4026).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4160

Title: The mariner's compass

First Line: Sam spritsail's a lad you delight in

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic relations

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home, sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and places [sic] tho' we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Home, sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man, who led me astray

Firth b.26(467/468)

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Edition - Bod14914

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts is best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Harding B 16(246b)

Notes:  Slip. Imperfect


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Edition - Bod9921

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


Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Notes:  A complete version forms part of Harding B 17(278a)

Firth c.18(58)

Notes:  Lower portion damaged Slip. Imperfect.


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Edition - Bod15807

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-st.


Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: The powers above

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

Harding B 25(1551)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17086

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long-lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down, ye powers above

Harding B 25(1746)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21948

Imprint Names:  Fordyce, W. and T.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  c.1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by W. & T. Fordyce, Newcastle and Hull. To be had also of J. Whinham & Co., 66 Scotch-str., Carlisle

Series Identifier: 93


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20715

Title: On the banks of the river

First Line: On the banks of the river where I first met my lover

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: A new song called The true lovers

First Line: Look ye down, the powers of love

2806 c.16(240)

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Harding B 11(2847)

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Edition - Bod23378

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:  Harding B 11(131) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V163

Title: The bailiffs have been

First Line: The bailiffs have been here, oh la! oh la!

Themes:  ClothingBailiffsFurniture

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thought is best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V496

Title: Lads of the village

First Line: While the lads of the village shall merrily ah

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Harding B 11(130)

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