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Edition - Bod11494

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24927

Title: Far away

First Line: Where is now the merry party

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4544

Title: Rocking the baby to sleep

First Line: Oh! Vare is de man vot never has loved

Themes:  Infants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20744

Title: Belmore; or, The actor and his child

First Line: 'Twas Dorkins's night and the house was a sight

Harding B 11(1137)

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Edition - Bod8651

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20744

Title: Dorkins's night or The actor and child

First Line: 'Twas Dorkins's night, and the house was a sight

Themes:  Actors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V33951

Title: Old timber toes

First Line: 'Twas off Sebastopol my boys

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(235)

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