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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4015

Titles:
The humours of holyday time!

First Lines:
Christmas day now fast approaches

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1761

Titles:
The Christmas goose
The wonderful Christmas goose

First Lines:
Now Christmas has again arrived

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V429

Titles:
The star of Bethlehem
The Star of Bethlehem
Star of Bethlehem!

First Lines:
When marshall'd on the nightly plain
When, marshall'd on the nightly plain

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7524

Titles:
Johnny's Christmas. A ballad

First Lines:
'Twas Christmas eve; the clouds hung low

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1757

Titles:
The goose club!
The goose club

First Lines:
Joe Pickles to his spouse did say
Joe Pickles to his wife did say

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 700

Titles:
As I sat on a Sunny Bank
As I sat on a sunny bank

First Lines:
As I sat on a sunny bank

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 18861

Titles:
The Christmas log is burning
Christmas log is burning

First Lines:
Hail to the night, when we gather once more
Hail to the night when we gather once more
Hail to the night, when we gather onc[e more]

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7175

Titles:
A hymn for Christmas-day

First Lines:
Let peace her olive-wand extend

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6985

Titles:
Punch's new Christmas box

First Lines:
Come listen to my rhymes you lads so fine

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4048

Titles:
Mother Teasel's pudding

First Lines:
Now Christmas is a drawing near, let us all be jolly

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7174

Titles:
The happy morn: a Christmas hymn

First Lines:
It was a great and glorious day!

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7173

Titles:
A new Christmas ditty

First Lines:
Now Christmas is again arrived

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4023

Titles:
The humours of Christmas day!

First Lines:
Old and young I pray you draw near

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V353

Titles:
Christ in the Manger
Christ in the manger

First Lines:
Where is this stupendous stranger

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4013

Titles:
The humours of Christmas holidays

First Lines:
Now the merry days of Christmas plays

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2431

Titles:
Sinners' redemption

First Lines:
In Bethlehem city, in Jewry it was

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1415

Titles:
The gleam of a diamond star

First Lines:
More dazzling than gleam of a diamond star

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7034

Titles:
The Christmas holidays, or, Stuff your guts

First Lines:
When holidays thay are begun, the lads and lasses gay

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8860

Titles:
It was my father's customs
My father's custom
It was my father's custom
It was my father's custom. A merry Christmas song

First Lines:
Come hither bring the holly bush to decorate the hall
Come, hither bring the holly bush to decorate the hall
Come hither bring the holly-bush to decorate the hall

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8533

Titles:
Boxing day in 1847

First Lines:
Of all the days throughout the year

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9242

Titles:
Be merry on Christmas day

First Lines:
Now has arrived the happy season

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12334

Titles:
True Christmas joy: an interesting new carol, on the birth of Our Saviour

First Lines:
Of all the wonders and delights

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 68

Titles:
The twelve days of Christmas

First Lines:
The first day of Christmas

Themes:
Christmas

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4047

Titles:
The great plumb pudding
Great plum pudding

First Lines:
I will sing you a song not very long

Themes:
Christmas

Edition - Bod4115

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-st. Liverpool

Notes:  Compare the second illustration to the illustration of Harding B 26(442).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 702

Title: The moon shone bright

First Line: The moon shone bright -- the stars gave light

Notes:  Carol

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 394

Title: God rest you merry gentlemen

First Line: God rest you merry gentlemen, let nothing you dismay

Notes:  Carol

Themes:  Christmas

Harding B 28(200)

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