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Edition - Bod1824

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13468

Title: The Irish harvest men's triumph

First Line: We sailed away from the quay and never received a shock

Notes:  The same setting of type as Firth b.27(11/12) but with a different cut

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16390

Title: The discont[ente]d pair

First Line: I have a wife, a drunken wife I know not how to guide her

Themes:  Marriage

2806 b.9(241)

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Edition - Bod10087

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 409


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16390

Title: The discontented pair

First Line: I have a wife and a drunken wife

Themes:  Domestic economyDrunkenness - womenDomestic strife

2nd Ballad

Title: I'm longing to be married O

First Line: Some years I now have been a maid

Tune: Green grow the rashes O

Themes:  Marriage prospects - women

2806 c.13(40)

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2806 c.13(166)

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