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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 187

The Yarmouth tragedy; or, The constant lovers
The Yarmouth tragedy: or, The constant lovers
Jemmy & Nancy of Yarmouth
Jamie & Nancy's garland: or the Yarmouth tragedy
The Yarmouth tragedy, or, The constant lovers
The Yarmouth tragedy; or The constant lovers

First Lines:
Lovers I pray land an ear to my story
Lovers I beg lend an ear to this story
Lovers, I pray lend an ear to my story
Lovers, I beg lend an ear to this story
Lovers I pray lend an ear to this story


Cruel parents
Lovers parted
Cruel father
Courtship - difference in social status

Edition - Bod24007

Imprint Names:  Evans, J. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1790

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Evans and Co. No. 41, Long Lane, London

Notes:  Firth c.18(3) is another edition.

Ballad - Roud Number: 187

Title: The Yarmouth tragedy; or, The constant lovers

First Line: Lovers, I beg lend an ear to this story


ESTC: N70887

Subjects:  Barbados

Themes:  MerchantsCruel parentsLetter-writingSailorsMurderGhosts

Douce Ballads 3(111)

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Edition - Bod11495

Imprint Names:  [Diceys or Marshall]

Imprint Locations:  [London]


Title: The loyal lovers garland. In four parts

First Line: You lovers that know what to love doth belong


ESTC: N10020

Subjects:  JamaicaBarbados

Themes:  MerchantsShipwreckLetter-writingCourtship - difference in social statusTransvestismWomen sailorsCruel father

Douce Ballads 3(54a)

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