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Edition - Bod1395

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

Notes:  2806 b.10(135) is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23201

Title: The Irishman's vision

First Line: One night of late, I chanced to stray, all in the pleasent [sic] month of May

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Alls well

First Line: Deserted by the waining [sic] moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Firth b.25(357)

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Harding B 11(1784)

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Edition - Bod5448

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]

Notes:  Firth b.25(357) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23201

Title: The Irishman's vision

First Line: One night of late, I chanced to stray, all in the pleasent [sic] month of May

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Alls well

First Line: Deserted by the waining [sic] moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

2806 b.10(135)

Notes:  Imprint defaced.


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Harding B 11(1785)

Notes:  Imprint defaced.


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Edition - Bod5618

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Machine Printer, and Publisher, 177, Union- st., Boro'., S.E.

Series Identifier: 531


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: Rambling soldier

First Line: I am a soldier blythe and gay

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Themes:  Military

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4353

Title: Her bright smile haunts me still

First Line: 'Tis years since last we met

Authors:  Carpenter, Joseph Edwards, 1813-1885

Firth b.26(329)

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Firth c.14(201)

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Firth c.20(168)

Notes:  Firth c.20(168) torn upper right corner


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Harding B 11(1522)

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Edition - Bod99

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., 18, St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: March's Royalty Songs 56


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 608

Title: Down in a cottage

First Line: Down in a cottage near a wood

Performers:  Redfern, Sam

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10152

Title: The dear old stile

First Line: As twilight softly gathers round

Performers:  Torr, Clara

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1229

Title: Loving tears

First Line: Ah love, the sun is sinking into the silent sea

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4474

Title: Little children

First Line: You are glad, O little children

Performers:  Elliott, Meredyth

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V10142

Title: Dreaming of home and mother

First Line: Dreaming of home, dear old home!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

7th Ballad

Title: I was there

First Line: Now here I am in luck again I've been to see a fight

Performers:  Kavanagh, J.H., d. 1907

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V376

Title: Dear mother, I've come home to die

First Line: Dear mother, I remember well

9th Ballad

Title: He's in the Asylum now

First Line: The author of this song when young

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V5732

Title: Good old Mary Ann

First Line: Perhaps I'm right to think you've heard of good old Mary Ann

Performers:  Murray, Slade

11th Ballad

Title: Felise

First Line: While the soft twilights close

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V232

Title: The better land

First Line: I hear thee speak of the Better Land

Authors:  Cowen, Frederick Hymen, Sir, 1852-1935

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home, sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9221

Title: The life boat crew

First Line: Old England can boast of her heroes brave

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V26844

Title: Only bubbles

First Line: Why what is the matter, my darling?

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6674

Title: Jeanie Gordon, or, A shilling and a kiss

First Line: Behold, among the Highland Lads

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 559

Title: Young country squire

First Line: There's a young country squire, so I have been told

Authors:  Ware, George

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V35015

Title: Come and have a tiddley!

First Line: My dear wife's darling mother came

Performers:  Fancourt, Tom

20th Ballad

Title: That was before my time

First Line: I hear people say that us girls of to-day

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V9480

Title: Pretty mocking bird

First Line: Living echo, bird of eve

Authors:  Morton, T.Bishop, Henry Rowley, Sir, 1786-1855

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1607

Title: Excelsior

First Line: The shades of night were falling fast

Authors:  Lindsay, Miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3332

Title: The beggar child's dream

First Line: The snow had robed the earth in white

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V3858

Title: \"I can tell it by your bumps\"

First Line: Behold a man of science

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

Themes:  Phrenology

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V32285

Title: Aren't they pretty?

First Line: Of course, we all well know, the ladies like to go

Themes:  Shopping

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V29943

Title: Tiddy fol lol

First Line: There's a party I know, tiddy fol lol, tiddy fol lol

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

28th Ballad

Title: Encore! a bottle more

First Line: A long time in one house had lived

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V5297

Title: Give me back my heart again

First Line: Give me back my heart again

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V18290

Title: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

First Line: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

Authors:  Shakespeare, William

Performers:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786

31st Ballad

Title: At eventide

First Line: 'Tis eventide, the sky is golden

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

33rd Ballad

Title: Heart's ease

First Line: In thy garden blooms a flower

Performers:  Heald, Joseph

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V12097

Title: We drew his club money this morning

First Line: Micky Rooney went and joined

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

Themes:  Salvation Army

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V20861

Title: A free lance am I

First Line: My sword by my side, I merrily ride

Performers:  Federici, Frederick, d. 1888

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V20229

Title: Starlight

First Line: Starlight only shone above you

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V6072

Title: Because she ain't built that way

First Line: Why is it a woman can't climb up a tree

Performers:  Hunter, G.W.

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V21952

Title: Oh! Mr. Jackson

First Line: Behold in me a victim of a House of Lords' decision

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  MarriageSex role

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V28429

Title: Marnie's wedding

First Line: Come over the hills with garlands and flowers

40th Ballad

Title: Illustration

First Line: In singing songs most people have their own peculiar style

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V4573

Title: Beautiful sleep!

First Line: Sleep! sleep! beautiful sleep

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8074

Title: Is it wrong to kiss?

First Line: Is it wrong to kiss asked a timid maid

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V32739

Title: That awful yeo ho!

First Line: The sailors were seated in a ring

Performers:  Roberts, Egbert

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Deserted by declining years

First Line: Deserted by declining day

46th Ballad

Title: \"He said to me\"

First Line: A lady fair with terra cotta hair

Authors:  Hickman, C.D.

Performers:  Pelham, Paul

Themes:  Prostitution

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V28035

Title: The girl was young and pretty

First Line: I'll sing a song with a moral about

Attributation: Written Composed & Sung by Charles Chaplin

Authors:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

48th Ballad

Title: I couldn't get in!

First Line: One morn, on pleasure I was bound

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865

Performers:  Bignell, Charles

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

50th Ballad

Title: A tale of the sea, or Shipwrecked

First Line: Winds were howling, waves were raging

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

51st Ballad

Title: Fishing

First Line: When two little boys going out for the day

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

52nd Ballad

Title: Thine only thine

First Line: One golden eve long years ago

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20648

Title: Adieu or Radoo

First Line: Radoo, Radoo, kind friends Radoo, Radoo, Radoo

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V20918

Title: Gently does the trick

First Line: Some people in this world go very much too fast

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V2859

Title: 'Ave a glass, won't yer?

First Line: [I] ain't a particular strong-minded chap

56th Ballad

Title: True love lives long

First Line: I sat at the open lattice, and heard the billows roar

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V27965

Title: Fatherland

First Line: When Saxon Alfred rul'd our land, and strove to make his people great

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V5529

Title: Fairweather friends

First Line: I used to have a bosom friend, I used to call him Jack

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V4852

Title: Poor thing

First Line: Sal Smith was a nice girl, but so shy, poor thing!

Authors:  Morton, Richard

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V20399

Title: The old home down on the farm

First Line: When a boy I used to dwell

Authors:  DuBois, Gustavus

Performers:  Howard, H.J.

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V10129

Title: After long years

First Line: The Christmas log is burning bright

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2858

Title: As in a looking glass

First Line: Seen, as in a looking glass are our thoughts where'er we go

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V26984

Title: The cross of St. Paul's

First Line: When the moors are blue with heather, and the autumn breezes blow

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V29078

Title: Flowers from home

First Line: Flowers from home! her pale cheek flushes

65th Ballad

Title: The other day

First Line: Tis well nigh twenty years agone

66th Ballad

Title: England is England still

First Line: There are those in the dear land of England

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

Firth b.28(7a/b)








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Edition - Bod2871

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, late Russell, Printers, 69 Digbeth, from Moor-st., Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V24803

Title: I would be a soldier still

First Line: Might I march through life again

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Notes:  Harding B 15(20b) is another copy of this ballad alone

Harding B 15(143b)

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


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Edition - Bod12189

Imprint Names:  Neesom

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Neesom, Printer, 166, Brick Lane, Spitalfields


1st Ballad

Title: My brother dear

First Line: Come to thy home of childhood

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16624

Title: My sister dear

First Line: My sister dear, o'er this rude cheek

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3315

Title: The heart bow'd down

First Line: The heart, bow'd down by weight of woe

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

Harding B 11(2527)

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Edition - Bod12649

Imprint Names:  Wadsworth, H.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1802 and 1818

Imprint: Printed by H. Wadsworth, Moor-street, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V23075

Title: The pilgrim boy

First Line: O'er barren rocks and dreary space

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Duet All's well!

First Line: Deserted by the waneing [sic] moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Harding B 11(3009)

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Edition - Bod7501

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2869

Title: The rose bud of summer

First Line: When the rose bud of summer it's beauty displaying

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Harding B 25(1653)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod8133

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V103

Title: 'Tis hard to give the hand

First Line: Though I mingle with the throng

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4438

Title: My Mary Ann

First Line: Fare you well, my own Mary Ann!

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13880

Title: The old folks at home

First Line: Way down upon the Swanee river

Authors:  Foster, Stephen Collins, 1826-1864

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Firth c.12(366)

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Edition - Bod8443

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: Evans, Printer, Long Lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Firth c.12(416)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 17(3a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14013

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, No. 6, Gt. Saint Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: Dearly I love you, and true love

First Line: Oh! where are you going so fast pretty maid

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the warning [sic] moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Sheelah was nigh

Authors:  Campbell, Thomas, 1777-1844

Themes:  Dogs

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 688

Title: Streams of lovely Nancy

First Line: The streams of lovely Nancy divides in three parts

Harding B 11(825)

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Edition - Bod14754

Imprint Names:  Jackson, W. and Son

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1839 and 1855

Imprint: Jackson and Son, late Russell, Printers, 69 Digbeth, from Moor-st., Birmingham

Notes:  Slip. Harding B 15(143b) contains another copy


Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Harding B 15(20b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9729

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, No. 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Part of a sheet of four ballads; see Harding B 11(825).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2671

Title: Dearly I love you, and true love

First Line: Oh! where are you going so fast pretty maid

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the warning [sic] moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Harding B 25(484)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9956

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13020

Title: The waterman

First Line: It was through the groves the other day

Themes:  Watermen

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Firth c.19(122)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod16095

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.27(534).


Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Harding B 25(29)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod17575

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Duett All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Harding B 25(557)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18300

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 713

Title: Mary's dream

First Line: The moon had climb'd the highest hill

Authors:  Lowe, John

Themes:  GhostsShipwreck

Firth b.27(534)

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Edition - Bod20433

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

Title: The pitcher

First Line: Oh! where are you going so fast pretty maid

Themes:  Seduction

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

Johnson Ballads 42

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod21494

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church-street, Preston

Series Identifier: 104


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V196

Title: Beautiful Rhine

First Line: How sweet 'tis to wander when day beams decline

Themes:  Rhine, river

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: All's well

First Line: Deserted by the waning moon

Authors:  Dibdin, Thomas, 1771-1841

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 946

Title: Going to Chelsea

First Line: As I was a going to Chelsea one day

2806 c.13(134)

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