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Edition - Bod7012

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier: 476

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V329

Title: The chap wot married Hannah

First Line: Excuse my coming in where all are gay and merry

Themes:  Domestic violence

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4005

Title: The humours of this town

First Line: Let us be merry, it's no use to cry

Themes:  Drinking - womenFairs

Firth b.26(275)

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Edition - Bod7435

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Ballad - Roud Number: V4005

Title: The humours of this town

First Line: Let us be merry, it's no use to cry

Themes:  WomenFairsDrinking

Firth b.26(71)

Notes:  Slip

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