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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V184

Titles:
Beautiful child

First Lines:
Beautiful child by thy mother's knee

Themes:
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4340

Titles:
Put my little shoes away

First Lines:
Mother dear come bathe my forehead

Themes:
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1401

Titles:
I wish they'd do it now

First Lines:
I was born in Tipperary

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Children
Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2012

Titles:
A copy of verses, on the dreadful murder of G. Ansell, committed by George Partridge

First Lines:
A cruel act of murder dread

Subjects:
Polstead (England)

Themes:
Murder - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1359

Titles:
The slighted father: or The unnatural son justly reclaimed
The slighted father, or The unnatural son justly reclaimed

First Lines:
A wealthy man of late, we hear

Themes:
Cruel children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3018

Titles:
Footsteps on the stairs

First Lines:
I miss thee now, those little feet

Themes:
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3153

Titles:
Kiss me mother, kiss your darling
Kiss me mother kiss your darling
Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

First Lines:
Kiss me mother, kiss your darling
Kiss me, mother, kiss your darling

Themes:
Death
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4842

Titles:
One thing or t'other

First Lines:
I was twenty-one last birth day
I was twenty-one last birth-day
I was twenty-one last birthday, and having entered into life
I was twenty-one last birthday

Themes:
Marriage - men
Marriage
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3964

Titles:
The dying boy's reflections

First Lines:
Oh, speak to me, dear mother, and let thine eyes of blue

Themes:
Death - children
Stepmothers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V909

Titles:
The charity boy
Charity boy
The charity boy!

First Lines:
No doubt you wonder who I is
No doubt you wonders who I is

Subjects:
Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:
Boys
Education
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23262

Titles:
The child's dream
Child's dream
The child's dream, a story of heaven
A child's dream. -- A story of heaven

First Lines:
Before a lonely cottage once
Before a lonely cottage once, with climbing roses gay
Before a lowland cottage
Beside a lowland cottage with climbing roses gay

Themes:
Religion
Death
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 17715

Titles:
The charity girl
Charity girl

First Lines:
I'm a charity girl as you may see
I'm a charity girl, as you may see

Themes:
Education
Children
Shopkeepers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4574

Titles:
Kiss me and I'll go to sleep
Kiss me, and I'll go to sleep. Companion song to put me in my little bed
Kiss me, and I'll go to sleep! Companion song to Pat me in my little bed

First Lines:
Oh, father come and sit by me
Oh, father, come and sit beside me

Themes:
Death
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2919

Titles:
The Somersetshire tragedy. The dreadful murder at Road
The crack shots of Norwich; or, No road across Mousehold!

First Lines:
Now good folks of Norwich what's all this about?
Oh, what a dreadful consternation

Subjects:
Norwich (England)

Themes:
Shooting
Children
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2817

Titles:
The lost child
The mother who lost her child
I've lost my child

First Lines:
One day as I was going by
One day as I was going by that part of Holborn christen'd High

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Police
Irish - England
Insanity
Clothing
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2164

Titles:
What man would be without a woman
What man would be without a woman?
What man would be without a woman. I would like to know

First Lines:
Tho' much is said and sung about a woman's tongue
Tho' much I've said and sung, about a woman's tongue
Though much is said and sung about a woman's tongue
Tho' much is said & sung about a woman's tongue
Though much is said and sung, about a woman's tongue
Tho' much I've said and sung about a woman's tongue

Themes:
Domestic relations
Marriage - men
Children
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V980

Titles:
A man that is married
Man that is married
The man that is married
a man that is married

First Lines:
When man first appears in maturity's years
When a man first appears at maturity's years
When a man first appears in maturity's years
When man first appears at maturity's years

Themes:
Domestic relations
Marriage - men
Marriage
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V503

Titles:
Poor Jim, the collier lad
Little Jim, the collier boy
Little Jim; or, The collier's home
Poor little Jim

First Lines:
The cottage was a thatched one, the outside old and mean
The cottage was a thatched one

Themes:
Coalmines and mining
Poverty
Death - children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13223

Titles:
A sight for a father
Sight for a father
What a sight for a father
A fine sight for a father

First Lines:
What a pleasure it is to have a good wife

Themes:
Family life
Domestic relations
Marriage
Fatherhood
Marriage prospects - women
Children

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4130

Titles:
Committal of A. Norman a girl, ag[e]d 15 y[e]ars, charged wi[t]h murdering 4 children & attempt on another

First Lines:
Good parents all pray give attention

Subjects:
Lambeth (England)

Themes:
Crime - 19th century
Children
Servants
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4377

Titles:
Some painful lines on the diabolical murder of little Edith Jeal, aged 5 years, in a field, at Kemp Town, Brighton, on Thursday, December 10th, 1891

First Lines:
Come, listen to my painful story

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Themes:
Rape - 19th century
Crime - 19th century
Children
1891
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2015

Titles:
Dreadful murder of a boy at Haversham, in Buckinghamshire

First Lines:
A sad, a cruel dreadful deed

Subjects:
Haversham (England)

Themes:
Schools - 19th century
Crime - 19th century
Courts and law - 19th century
Children
Murder - 19th century

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