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Edition - Bod6307

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1690]

Imprint: Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Gilt-spur-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V22678

Title: The young man's counsellour, or, The most deserved praise of those sweet complexioned damosels of the black and brown

First Line: All thoughts of confusion forbear

Tune: All trades

References:

ESTC: R227509

Themes:  Beauty

Firth b.19(28)

Notes:  Cropped at top


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Edition - Bod8714

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer 6, Great st Andrew street Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V16907

Title: The Circassian beauty

First Line: I sing you a curious song

Tune: Drops of brandy

Authors:  G., I.H.

Themes:  Beauty

Firth c.21(72)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod14841

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 17183

Title: Such a beauty I did grow

First Line: When I was a little boy

Themes:  Beauty

Harding B 16(262b)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 280

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19023

Imprint Names:  Tregortha, J.

Imprint Locations:  Burslem

Imprint: Burslem: Printed by J. Tregortha, for Mrs. Sumerside, White chapel, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24889

Title: The Caledonian laddy

First Line: Blithe Sandy he's a bonny boy

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V19484

Title: Pegin a Leaven

First Line: I'm restless in my mind, and for ever uneasy

Themes:  Beauty

Harding B 6(7)

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Edition - Bod23177

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, and J. Clarke


Ballad - Roud Number: V27312

Title: Loves mistress: or, Natures rarity

First Line: Tell me ye wandring spirits in the air

Tune: Tell me ye wandering spirits in the air

References:

ESTC: R235664

Themes:  Beauty

4o Rawl. 566(66)

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Wood E 25(79)

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Edition - Bod23567

Imprint Names:  Williamson, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed for J. Williamson at the Sun and Bible upon London Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V8256

Title: The constant young mans resolution: or, Love's victory over Cupid

First Line: Once I lov'd a bonny lass, rare in complexion

Tune: Lord Sandwich mark

Authors:  P., W.

References:

ESTC: R232906

Themes:  Beauty

Douce Ballads 1(22b)

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Douce Ballads 1(34b)

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Harding B 39(1)

Notes:  Harding B 39(1) is a photocopy of Douce Ballads 1(22b).


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6279

Titles:
Beautiful for ever

First Lines:
I am called Widow Sparrowtail

Themes:
Beauty
Frauds

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8256

Titles:
The constant young mans resolution: or, Love's victory over Cupid
The seamans return to his sweetheart; or, The constant lovers happy agreement

First Lines:
'Tis this eighteen months now since I
Once I lov'd a bonny lass, rare in complexion

Themes:
Sailors
Beauty

Edition - Bod12233

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer and Toy Warehouse, 6 Great St. Andrew Street 7 Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4888

Title: The beautiful boy

First Line: It was now in winter, about six in the morn

Themes:  Beauty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1089

Title: Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled

First Line: Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Notes:  Harding B 25(1743) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Scotland

Harding B 11(205)

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Edition - Bod9613

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1868

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday morning, Oct. 24, 1868


Ballad - Roud Number: V6279

Title: Beautiful for ever

First Line: I am called Widow Sparrowtail

Notes:  Verse and prose. Widow Sparrowtail's real name was Mary Tucker Borrodaile

Themes:  BeautyFrauds

Firth c.17(274)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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Edition - Bod895

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton at the Horse-shoe in Westsmith-field


Ballad

Title: The conceited lover, or The enamoured young man

First Line: Come Betty why art thou so bashful

Tune: Prithee love turn to me

References:

ESTC: R40859

Themes:  BeautyLove, pleasant

Wood E 25(46)

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Edition - Bod23452

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1678 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, I. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger


Ballad - Roud Number: V23553

Title: The tyrannical beauty

First Line: Since her beauty's grown a snare

Tune: Prodigious fate

References:

ESTC: R228628

Themes:  Rejected suitorBeauty

Don. b.13(90)

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Edition - Bod13987

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, 14, Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V9922

Title: Northamptonshire tragedy

First Line: Young lovers lend an ear I'm sure you'll shed a tear

Themes:  BeautySeductionLetter-writingWoman in disguiseMurder

Harding B 6(91)

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Edition - Bod9061

Imprint Names:  Hoggett, T.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1816 and 1843

Imprint: Hoggett, Printer


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 268

Title: Jack Munro

First Line: In Chatham town there liv'd a worthy merchant man

Subjects:  GermanyFlanders

Themes:  Social statusLovers reunitedWomen soldiersTransvestism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4888

Title: The beautiful boy

First Line: It was now in winter, about six in the morn

Themes:  Beauty

Harding B 11(1835)

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Edition - Bod19046

Imprint Names:  Sympson, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Sold at Sympson's Warehouse in Stonecutter Street, Fleet Market


Ballad - Roud Number: V9922

Title: The Northamptonshire tragedy; in three parts

First Line: Young lovers lend an ear, I'm sure you'll shed a tear

References:

ESTC: T195378

Themes:  BeautySeductionLetter-writingWoman in disguiseMurder

Harding B 6(90)

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Edition - Bod24177

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold in Bow Church-Yard, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9922

Title: The Northamptonshire tragedy. In three parts

First Line: Young lovers lend an ear, I'm sure you'll shed a tear

References:

ESTC: N70852

Themes:  BeautySeduction and abandonmentPregnancyMurderCrime - 18th century

Douce Ballads 3(69b)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9922

Titles:
The Northamptonshire tragedy. In three parts
The Northamptonshire tragedy; in three parts
Northamptonshire tragedy

First Lines:
Young lovers lend an ear I'm sure you'll shed a tear
Young lovers lend an ear, I'm sure you'll shed a tear

Themes:
Letter-writing
Murder
Woman in disguise
Beauty
Seduction
Crime - 18th century
Seduction and abandonment
Pregnancy

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