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Edition - Bod5357

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [between 1801 and 1805]

Imprint: Evans Printer, Long-lane, London

Notes:  8 p. An uncut chapbook.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V32698

Title: A new song on Lord Nelson's victory at Copenhagen

First Line: Draw near, ye gallant seamen, while I the truth unfold

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7376

Title: Jack Tar's creed

First Line: If a landsman would know the true creed of a tar

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1357

Title: Britannia's sons at sea

First Line: Britannia's sons at sea

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V473

Title: True courage

First Line: Why, what's that to you if my eyes I'm a wiping

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V13540

Title: The watry god

First Line: The watry god, great Neptune, lay

Authors:  Wagnell, Mr.

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V26188

Title: Air, in the Indian

First Line: When Laura's eyes and Carlo's meet

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V7891

Title: Nelson and victory

First Line: Nelson the great he is the man

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V593

Title: Rule Britannia

First Line: When Britons first, at heaven's command

Authors:  Thomson, James, 1700-1748

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V6718

Title: Cheering is the voice of hope

First Line: Let the churlish spectre fly

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V254

Title: Birmingham Sally

First Line: You pretty blooming lasses

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V22707

Title: Stag in the forest

First Line: The stag in the forest

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V20928

Title: God of jollity

First Line: Pleasant is the mantling bowl

Themes:  Drinking

13th Ballad

Title: Somebody, nobody, everybody and anybody

First Line: Well, here I am to tell

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V29833

Title: The marriage day

First Line: Twas on the twenty-first of June

15th Ballad - Roud Number: 13765

Title: The galley slave

First Line: O think on my fate once I freedom enjoy'd

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6018

Title: A sequel to Galley slave

First Line: Young Anna, as fair as the goddess of May

17th Ballad - Roud Number: V29401

Title: Widow's lamentation, for the loss of her husband slain in fighting with Lord Nelson

First Line: It was early one morning, when flowers were springing

Curzon b.24(99)




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Edition - Bod6833

Imprint Names:  Kendrew, J.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1803 and 1848

Imprint: J. Kendrew, Printer, 23, Colliergate, York


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V473

Title: True courage

First Line: Why what's that to you if my eyes I'm a wiping

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20253

Title: Sandy of the Forth

First Line: Young Sandy was press'd from his Alice's side

Themes:  ShipwreckPress-gangsLovers parted

Firth b.25(527)

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Harding B 11(3895)

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Edition - Bod2509

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 1022


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V473

Title: Why rouse the British lion?

First Line: What means this talk of war and strife

Themes:  WarPatriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9605

Title: The fireman

First Line: What means that wild and piercing cry

Themes:  Fire fighters

Harding B 11(4186)

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Edition - Bod13826

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Toy Warehouse, 6, St. Andrew Street Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V364

Title: The coal black steed

First Line: The knight is on his steed again

Themes:  Knights

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V473

Title: True corurage [sic]

First Line: Why what's that to you, if my eyes I'm a wiping

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

Harding B 11(626)

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Edition - Bod14873

Imprint Names:  Pigott, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Charles Pigott, Printer, 52, Compton Street, Clerkenwell, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V473

Title: The British lion

First Line: Why what's that to you if my eye's I'm a wiping

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Sailors

Firth c.13(145)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(38b)

Notes:  Slip


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