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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12874

Titles:
The blind Irish girl

First Lines:
In my native home, Lisscarroll

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Blindness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1880

Titles:
Blind Tom

First Lines:
Oh! nature's fond beauties, they now are all hid

Themes:
Blindness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23358

Titles:
The blind boy

First Lines:
The blind boy's been at play, mother

Themes:
Blindness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1881

Titles:
Blind Tom

First Lines:
How pleasing to behold the Sun

Themes:
Blindness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4980

Titles:
Heaven is my home. Lines composed by the blind

First Lines:
My Father, since all that Thou doest is right

Themes:
Blindness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4284

Titles:
To all charitable and well disposed Christians. Your humble petitioner, John Moss ... who lost his sight in America

First Lines:
Good Christians all, I pray attend

Themes:
Blindness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2053

Titles:
My native shamrock shore

First Lines:
In eighteen hundred and seventy two, I shipped in the Knohinoor [sic]

Subjects:
Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:
Blindness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13591

Titles:
The warrior's little boy
The warrior's little boy!

First Lines:
One summer's eve I did perceive

Themes:
Blindness

Edition - Bod356

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1790]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4284

Title: To all charitable and well disposed Christians. Your humble petitioner, John Moss ... who lost his sight in America

First Line: Good Christians all, I pray attend

References:

ESTC: T193085

Themes:  Blindness

Douce Prints S 9(p. 136)

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Edition - Bod445

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2909

Title: She wore a white rose in her hair

First Line: By moonlight we met and whispered fond vows

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V258

Title: The blind boy's song

First Line: I am but a poor blind boy

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 11(3496)

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Edition - Bod6484

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 930


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33074

Title: The blind boy

First Line: We took him to the mill, mother

Themes:  Blindness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V503

Title: Poor little Jim

First Line: The cottage was a thatched one

Authors:  Farmer, E.

2806 c.13(74)

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Edition - Bod2678

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, (from the late J. Pitt's) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, [31 Monmouth] st. Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 23358

Title: The blind boy's been at play mother

First Line: The blind boy's been at play, mother

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 15(16a)

Notes:  The illustrations and the text are separately printed items. Slip


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Edition - Bod2753

Imprint Names:  Taylor, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1859 and 1899

Imprint: Taylor, Printer, 92 & 93, Brick Lane, Spitalfields


Ballad - Roud Number: 23358

Title: Blind boy

First Line: The blind boy's been at play, mother

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 15(15b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod11238

Imprint Names:  Grundy, J.

Imprint Locations:  Worcester

Date  17--

Imprint: J. Grundy, Printer, Silver Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V2865

Title: The lamentation of Sarah Bursnell, composed by herself, a blind woman

First Line: All you that fear the Lord, who rules the sky

Authors:  Bursnell, Sarah

References:

ESTC: N71045

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 1(26)

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Edition - Bod11820

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H.P. Such, Machine Printer & Publisher, 177, Union- street, Borough, S.E.


Ballad - Roud Number: V4980

Title: Heaven is my home. Lines composed by the blind

First Line: My Father, since all that Thou doest is right

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 11(1518)

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Edition - Bod11930

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2660

Title: I traced her little footmarks in the snow

First Line: Some lovers like the summer time when they can stroll about

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23358

Title: The blind boy

First Line: The blind boy's been at play, mother

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 11(1661)

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Edition - Bod12342

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 823


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13883

Title: The ratcatcher's daughter

First Line: Not long ago in Vestminstier

Notes:  Nine stanzas

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 23358

Title: The blind boy

First Line: The blind boy's been at play, mother

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 11(3234)

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Edition - Bod13522

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V13591

Title: The warrior's little boy

First Line: One summer's eve I did perceive

Themes:  Blindness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1777

Title: Oh, Joe! the boat's going over

First Line: I loved a charming creature, such a very timid maid

Harding B 11(4039)

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Harding B 11(4040)

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Edition - Bod15397

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V17391

Title: The blind man's lamentation

First Line: Tender Christians give attention

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 25(215)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16656

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V17392

Title: Blind man's petition

First Line: Good people all pray pity me

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 25(216)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17716

Imprint Names:  Angus

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1774 and 1825

Imprint: Angus, Printer


Ballad - Roud Number: V17393

Title: The blind man's lamentation

First Line: Good people all give ear a while I pray

Tune: Mortals all

References:

ESTC: T197604

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 25(213)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18024

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Imprint: Francis Street, Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V2053

Title: My native shamrock shore

First Line: In eighteen hundred and seventy two, I shipped in the Knohinoor [sic]

Attributation: Composed by Thomas M'Shane a blind man, on his own misfortunes

Authors:  McShane, Thomas

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 26(459)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18214

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 606

Title: The country lass

First Line: I'm a brisk young bonny lass free from all care and strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17391

Title: A blind man's lamentation

First Line: You tender Christians pray give attention

Themes:  Blindness

Harding B 28(16)

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Edition - Bod19387

Imprint Names:  Harrison, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bingley

Imprint: Harrison, Printer, Bingley

Notes:  Printed in blue ink


Ballad - Roud Number: V1880

Title: Blind Tom

First Line: Oh! nature's fond beauties, they now are all hid

Notes:  Different from Johnson Ballads 1388

Themes:  Blindness

Johnson Ballads 1387

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Edition - Bod19388

Imprint Names:  Harrison, J.

Imprint Locations:  Bingley

Imprint: J. Harrison, Printer, Bookseller, &c., Bingley

Notes:  Printed in blue ink.


Ballad - Roud Number: V1881

Title: Blind Tom

First Line: How pleasing to behold the Sun

Notes:  Different from Johnson Ballads 1387

Themes:  Blindness

Johnson Ballads 1388

Notes:  MS annotation: Written by Becky Saul junr. at Ilkley


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