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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9213

Titles:
The joviall crew: or, Beggars-bush

First Lines:
A beggar, a beggar, a beggar I'll be

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8727

Titles:
Little Anne and her mother

First Lines:
Little Anne and her mother were walking one day

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10021

Titles:
The sturdy beggars garland

First Lines:
Of all the trades in London

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9032

Titles:
A dialogue between a beggar and gentleman
A dialogue between a beggar & gentleman

First Lines:
Dear sir, commiserate a poor creature
B. -- Dear sir, commiserate a poor creature

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6607

Titles:
The merry beggars of Lincolns-Inn-fields. Or, The beggers art to get money

First Lines:
Three beggars met together

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 119

Titles:
The beggar man

First Lines:
There was an old man cam o'er the lea

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7304

Titles:
A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Lines:
You gentlemen and muses around me sit
You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 21874

Titles:
Please give me a penny
Please give me a penny, sir
Please, give me a penny, sir

First Lines:
Please give me a penny, sir
Please, give me a penny, sir

Themes:
Beggars

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5711

Titles:
The beggars chorus, in the Jovial crew
The beggars chorus; or, The jovial crew
The beggars chorus, in the Jovial Crew
The beggars chorus in The jovial crew

First Lines:
There was a jovial beggar
There was a jovial begger

Themes:
Beggars

Edition - Bod4083

Imprint Names:  Thompson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Imprint: G. Thompson, Printer Shawhill-Street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 16253

Title: Paudien O'Rafferty

First Line: When I was a serving my time at Drogheda

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1304

Title: The beggar girl

First Line: Over the mountains and over the moors

Authors:  Chandler, John W.

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 28(114)

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Edition - Bod4832

Imprint Names:  Dennisson, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1685]

Imprint: Printed for C. Dennisson, at the Stationers-Arms, within Aldgate


Ballad - Roud Number: V6607

Title: The merry beggars of Lincolns-Inn-fields. Or, The beggers art to get money

First Line: Three beggars met together

Tune: A begging we will go

Themes:  Beggars

Firth c.23(94)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads IV:252


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Edition - Bod1750

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: V9032

Title: A dialogue between a beggar & gentleman

First Line: Dear sir, commiserate a poor creature

Themes:  Beggars

2806 c.8(229)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5339

Imprint Names:  Kendrew, J.

Imprint Locations:  York

Imprint: J. Kendrew, Printer, York

Notes:  Firth b.34(15) is another impression


Ballad - Roud Number: V20731

Title: The beggar boy

First Line: What ills my infant days await

Themes:  Beggars

Firth b.34(14)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth b.34(16)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod438

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Printed on both sides


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V25097

Title: On reading a certain speech

First Line: Go on, little captain, stick close to sir Bob

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12886

Title: Sir Abraham Elton's speech, alluding to Ezek. xvii. ver. 35, 36. Paraphras'd

First Line: Long hast thou reign'd, sir R---n, uncontroul'd

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V10021

Title: The sturdy beggars garland

First Line: Of all the trades in London

Themes:  Beggars

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V32771

Title: On the hermitage at Richmond

First Line: A place there is, 'twas purchas'd cheap

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V25909

Title: The Royal-exchange chimes of the times

First Line: O brother Cit, have you heard what a charge

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V27605

Title: The Spanish expedition

First Line: What tho' the scoundrel Brunswick race

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V26379

Title: On bishop Reynolds's voting for an enquiry, &c

First Line: Reading the Gospel of our Lord we find

8th Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: Three wills with great, but diff'rent talents born

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V30742

Title: The us---pers

First Line: The first and greatest, who betray'd long since

Johnson Ballads fol. 392


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Edition - Bod693

Imprint Names:  Gilbertson, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1640 and 1665

Imprint: Printed for William Gilber[t]son


Ballad - Roud Number: 3988

Title: Little Iohn and the four beggers, a new merry song of Robin Hood and little John

First Line: All you that delight to spend some time

Tune: Robin Hood and the begger

References:

ESTC: R234888

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)

Themes:  Beggars

Wood 401(33)

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Edition - Bod789

Imprint Names:  Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1683]

Imprint: Printed for J. Clark at the Horshooe in West-Smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V5711

Title: The beggars chorus in The jovial crew

First Line: There was a jovial beggar

Authors:  Brome, Richard, d. 1652

Notes:  A Jovial Crew, or, The Merry Beggars (1641)

References:

ESTC: R37480

Themes:  Beggars

Wood 417(117)

Notes:  MS annotation beside imprint: 1683


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Edition - Bod3412

Imprint Names:  Kendrew, J.

Imprint Locations:  York

Imprint: J. Kendrew, Printer, York

Notes:  Firth b.34(14) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20731

Title: The beggar boy

First Line: What ills my infant days await

Themes:  Beggars

Firth b.34(15)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 25(159)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3413

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by Jennings, 13, Water-lane, Fleet-street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 1304

Title: The beggar girl

First Line: Over the mountains & over the moor

Authors:  Chandler, John W.

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 25(160)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod3994

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. & Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  2806 c.15(5) is another issue. Another issue appears in a sheet of twelve ballads; see Firth b.27(109/110) for imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7304

Title: A new and admired song called The old settoo

First Line: You gentlemcn [sic] and muses around me sit

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 26(482)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod11796

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 23


Ballad - Roud Number: 1304

Title: The beggar girl

First Line: Over the mountain, and over the moor

Authors:  Chandler, John W.

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 11(222)

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Edition - Bod12036

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Harding B 20(99) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V14967

Title: Life of a cadger!

First Line: I am a known cadger as ever tramp'd the town

Notes:  Verse and prose.

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 11(2122)

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Edition - Bod12066

Imprint Names:  Thompson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool?

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8560

Title: The sailor

First Line: Aid a sailor, kind sirs, who felt it his glory

Themes:  Beggars

2nd Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: What is this world? a wandering maze

2806 c.17(372)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(281).


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Edition - Bod12123

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15140

Title: Spring, spring, gentle spring

First Line: Spring, spring, gentle spring

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1235

Title: Ben Low

First Line: Kind friends excuse me asking

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 11(3633)

Notes:  Cropped along top edge; lacking most of both illustrations.


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Edition - Bod7231

Imprint Names:  Ferraby, J.

Imprint Locations:  Hull

Date  between 1803 and 1838

Imprint: J. Ferraby, Printer, Market-Place, Hull


Ballad - Roud Number: V20743

Title: Belisarius

First Line: O Fortune, how strangely thy gifts are awarded

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Themes:  Beggars

Harding B 22(17)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7357

Imprint Names:  Angus

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1774 and 1825

Imprint: Angus, Printer

Notes:  See the illustrations of The Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green.


Ballad

Title: The jolly beggar

First Line: There was a jolly beggar and a begging he had been

References:

ESTC: N71386

Themes:  Beggars

2806 c.18(171)

Notes:  Slip


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