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Edition - Bod4677

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Imprint: Printed and Published [b]y T. Watts, 4, Snowhill, Birmingham


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V632

Title: Death of Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone, Robin Adair

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1599

Title: Blue ey'd Ellen

First Line: Farewell my blue ey'd Ellen

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 167

Title: Leicester chambermaid

First Line: It's of a brisk young butcher as I have heard 'em say

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England thy stamina never hath yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V200

Title: Brightly breaks the morning

First Line: Behold how brightly breaks the morning

Themes:  Fishing

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 561

Title: Poor Mary in the silvery tide

First Line: It's of a fine young creature who dwelt by the sea-side

Themes:  Murder

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 16967

Title: John Anderson my jo

First Line: John Anderson my jo, John

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Marriage

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Parody on old England shall weather the storm

First Line: Oh brandy, thy virtues they never will yield to

Themes:  Drinking

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1493

Title: The effects of love

First Line: Young lovers all I pray draw near

Firth b.28(25a)

Notes:  Stamp on reverse: Bodleian Library, 22 April 1918. Large format



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Edition - Bod4801

Imprint Names:  Wilkinson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Printed and Sold by T. Wilkinson, Ridgefield, Back King- street, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26028

Title: Ri fum ti fum

First Line: If you will list I vow sirs

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3830

Title: Drink to me only

First Line: Drink to me only with thine eyes

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V17204

Title: Welcome to the Bell

First Line: Around the face of blue eyed Sue

Themes:  Taverns

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22803

Title: Lash'd to the Helm

First Line: In storms when clouds obscure the sky

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 8409

Title: The De'il take the war

First Line: The de'il take the war that hurried Willie frae me

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V21197

Title: The Sovereign Driver

First Line: Arthur was a Coachman rare

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V2901

Title: The rose will cease to blow

First Line: The rose will cease to blow

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2827

Title: Little Sally

First Line: Come buy poor Sally's wooden ware

Themes:  Street traders

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V2190

Title: The young highlander

First Line: A Highland Lad my Love was born

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3294

Title: Willow tree

First Line: Oh take me to your arms, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13870

Title: My Friend and Pitcher

First Line: The wealthy fool with gold in store

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8918

Title: Robin Adair

First Line: Now he is dead and gone

14th Ballad - Roud Number: 729

Title: O'er the water to Charlie

First Line: Come boat me o'er, come row me o'er

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 1393

Title: Fanny Blair

First Line: Come all you young females wherever you be

Themes:  Perjury

16th Ballad - Roud Number: 9592

Title: Barney Brallaghan's courtship

First Line: Twas o[n] a windy night

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu, my native land

First Line: Adieu my native land, adieu

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V33017

Title: Come soldier's cheer

First Line: Come Soldier's cheer for the danger's past

Subjects:  Tipu Sultan, Fath Ali, Nawab of Mysore, 1753-1799

20th Ballad - Roud Number: V122

Title: Steady she goes, alls well

First Line: The British tar no peril knows

Themes:  Sailors

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V24729

Title: He's the man to win

First Line: When a trembling lover dies

22nd Ballad
23rd Ballad
24th Ballad
Harding B 36(22)

Notes:  Mutilated; one ballad has been cut out of the sheet


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Edition - Bod11844

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yeilded [sic]

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Brandy for ever shall cheer up the heart. A celebrated parody on Old England for ever shall weather the storm

First Line: Oh! brandy, thy virtues they never will yeild [sic] to

Themes:  Drinking

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Poor Mary of the moor

First Line: 'Twas one cold night when the wind

Notes:  Harding B 17(243b) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Death

Harding B 11(2789)

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Edition - Bod13936

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177 (late 123), Union Street, Boro'


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4744

Title: Be careful in choosing a wife

First Line: Now all young men that's going to wed

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England, thy stamina never has yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 606

Title: The country lass

First Line: I am a brisk and bonny lass, that's free from care and strife

Themes:  Agricultural laborers

Harding B 11(721)

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Edition - Bod15912

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and Published by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4094

Title: Deeds of the brave

First Line: Deeds of the brave inspire a noble strain

Performers:  Braham, John, 1774-1856

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2888

Title: Love among the roses

First Line: Young Love flew to the Paphian bower

3rd Ballad
4th Ballad - Roud Number: V446

Title: Draw the sword, Scotland

First Line: Draw the sword Scotland, Scotland, Scotland

Themes:  Scotland

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 13886

Title: Glee. (Three voices)

First Line: To all you ladies now at land

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V26763

Title: The green-wood shade

First Line: To an arbor of woodbine ye both shall be led

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather, &c

First Line: Old England thy stamina never has yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4788

Title: A bundle of conundrums

First Line: While in your favour basking

Performers:  Keeley,Robert, 1793-1869

Notes:  Verse and prose

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V6713

Title: A dawn of hope

First Line: A dawn of hope my soul revives

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V601

Title: A favourite song

First Line: Softly sound the martial trumpet

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home! sweet home!

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852

Performers:  Bradshaw, Ann Maria, 1801-1862

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 8690

Title: Loch-Eroch side

First Line: As I came by Loch-Eroch side

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V13573

Title: The forsaken shepherdess

First Line: Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V25152

Title: The mermaid's song

First Line: Now the dancing sun-beams play

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V17114

Title: O had I been &c

First Line: O had I been by fate decreed

Attributation: Sung in Love in a village

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V3169

Title: The cottager's daughter

First Line: Down in yon valley my father does dwell

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V6379

Title: Where is my Lubin

First Line: Ah! where is my Lubin! ye songsters ah where!

Performers:  Bland, Maria Theresa, 1769-1838

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Chorus of huntsmen in Der Freishutz [sic]

First Line: What equals on earth the delight of the hunsman [sic]

Authors:  Weber, Carl Maria von, 1786-1826

Themes:  Hunting

20th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

Attributation: The words from Clare's poems

Authors:  Clare, John, 1793-1864

Performers:  Stephens, Catherine, 1794-1882

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V2868

Title: Parody on the Rose-bud of summer

First Line: When gooseberries grow on the stem of a daisy

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3168

Title: The cottager's daughter. A favourite son[g]

First Line: Ah! tell me, ye swains, have you seen my Pastora

Harding B 36(5)

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Edition - Bod16247

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: V1847

Title: Old England for ever shall weather the storm

First Line: Old England -- thy stamina never has yielded

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1848

Title: Brandy for ever shall cheer up the heart. A celebrated parody on \"Old England for ever shall weather the storm\"

First Line: Oh! brandy, thy virtues I never will yield to

Themes:  Drinking

Harding B 25(1406)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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