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Edition - Bod7476

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: Recitations for the million 9

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V29105

Title: The seven ages of woman

First Line: The world's a stage -- and man has seven ages

Themes:  Women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11974

Title: The choice of a wife by cheese

First Line: There lived, in York, an age ago

Themes:  Marriage proposals

Firth b.27(123)

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Harding B 11(3455)

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Johnson Ballads 2832

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Edition - Bod10283

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1869

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, July 3, 1869

Ballad - Roud Number: V11974

Title: The choice of a wife by cheese

First Line: There lived in York, an age ago

Themes:  Domestic economyMarriage proposals

Firth c.20(52)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip

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