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Edition - Bod18972

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195249

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8225

Title: The battle of Almanza

First Line: Down by yon chrystal river side

Themes:  Almanza, battle of, 1707

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V30262

Title: A bloody battle. Fought between prince Ferdinand and the French on the glorious first of August, 1759

First Line: Come hither loyal Britons

Themes:  Minden, battle of, 1759

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V30816

Title: Damon in love

First Line: Love the beaue of save [sic] content

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V31806

Title: The immortal goddess

First Line: Immortal goddess heavenly fair

5th Ballad

Title: The sailor's courship [sic] to the lady's waiting maid

First Line: My love she does wait on a lady so fair

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V25958

Title: The new bold Robin Hood

First Line: As blythe as the linnet sings in the green wood

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V10492

Title: The sailor's return from Cape Breton

First Line: Stand round my brave boys let us sing and rejoice

Themes:  Sailors

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V19964

Title: The contented cobler

First Line: Let matters of state disquiet the great

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V20594

Title: Young Collin

First Line: Young Collin protests I'm his joy and delight

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V19584

Title: The mistress to my mind

First Line: Yes I could love, if I could find

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3821

Title: Fair Susannah

First Line: Ask if yon damask rose be sweet

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V12298

Title: Jolly Bacchus

First Line: Bacchus god of mortal pleasure

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V35019

Title: Charming Arabella

First Line: My charming Arabell

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V8262

Title: Billy and Molly

First Line: Oh! my charming Molly

15th Ballad

Title: Lord Loudon

First Line: For to recruit the Highland lads

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V9084

Title: A new song

First Line: Flocks are sporting doves are courting

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 8709

Title: The bonny broom

First Line: How blithe was I each morn to see

18th Ballad

Title: A play house song

First Line: Here's a good health to the king

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V665

Title: The parting kiss

First Line: One kind kiss before we part

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V21276

Title: The British hero

First Line: Britons loyal and bold

Subjects:  Quebec (Canada)

21st Ballad

Title: Old mad Tom

First Line: I am old mad Tom, behold me

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