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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4839

Titles:
Just the thing

First Lines:
Tommy. Fanny, I can stay no longer
Fanny I can stay no longer

Themes:
City vs. country

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3034

Titles:
Hurrah for an Irish stew
The bug and flea

First Lines:
Hurrah for an Irish stew
Hurrah! for an Irish stew!
Said a west country flea to a London bug

Themes:
City vs. country

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8170

Titles:
The citizens vindication against the down right countrey-man (alias Boobee)

First Lines:
What silly senseless countrey clown

Themes:
City vs. country
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8171

Titles:
The down-right country-man; or, The faithful dairy-maid

First Lines:
I am a down-right country-man

Themes:
City vs. country

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3880

Titles:
Colin and Moggy. A favourite song

First Lines:
My Colin leaves fair London town

Themes:
Pastoral
City vs. country

Edition - Bod1012

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

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V30499

Title: The couragious plow-man, or, The citizens misfortune

First Line: There was a brave citizen walkt forth of late

Authors:  Jordan, Thomas, 1612-1685

References:

ESTC: R228155

Themes:  City vs. country

Douce Ballads 2(183b)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(183b) is divided, title cropped off


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4o Rawl. 566(57)

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Edition - Bod1905

Imprint Names:  Oliver, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed for E. Oliver, at the Golden-Key on Snow-hill, over-a- gainst St. Sepulchres-church, neer the Sarazens-head


Ballad - Roud Number: V12518

Title: The country miss new come in fashion; or, A farewel to the pockifi'd town-miss

First Line: Give me the lass that's true country bred

Tune: The mock-tune to the French rant

Themes:  City vs. countryProstitution

4o Rawl. 566(212)

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Edition - Bod6313

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.Whitwood, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1666 and 1679

Imprint: London Printed for W. Thackeray, T. Passenger, and W. Whitwood

Notes:  The third illustration bears the initials R.I.


Ballad - Roud Number: V12518

Title: The country miss new come in fashion; or, A farewel to the pockifi'd town miss

First Line: Give me the lass that's true country bred

Tune: The mock-tune to the French rant

References:

ESTC: R213428

Themes:  WomenCity vs. country

Firth b.19(33)

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Edition - Bod14112

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Burbage and Stretton, Printers, &c.

Sheet References:  ESTC: T196736

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1045

Title: The London rover

First Line: I took my little horse

Themes:  City vs. country

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1861

Title: Doctor Mack

First Line: Now Doctor Mack no more employs

Themes:  Clergy

Harding B 12(149)

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Edition - Bod17350

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V4839

Title: Just the thing

First Line: Fanny I can stay no longer

References:

ESTC: T196249

Themes:  City vs. country

Harding B 22(136)

Notes:  Slip. Printed on blue paper.


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Edition - Bod23598

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball; in West- smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V12518

Title: The country miss new come in fashion: or, A farewel to the pockifi'd town miss

First Line: Give me the lass thot's [sic] true country bred

Tune: The mock tune to the French rant

References:

ESTC: R232956

Themes:  WomenCity vs. country

Douce Ballads 1(38b)

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Edition - Bod23613

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in West Smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V8170

Title: The citizens vindication against the down right countrey-man (alias Boobee)

First Line: What silly senseless countrey clown

Tune: Hey boys up go we

References:

ESTC: R174064

Themes:  WomenCity vs. country

Douce Ballads 1(45b)

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Edition - Bod23698

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, in West- Smithfield

Notes:  Don. b.13(24) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8171

Title: The down-right country-man; or, The faithful dairy-maid

First Line: I am a down-right country-man

Tune: Hey boys up go we

References:

ESTC: R235412

Themes:  City vs. country

Douce Ballads 1(85b)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4230

Titles:
The squire, or, \"Far from the madding crowd\"

First Lines:
Squire Squeekem was a male, and he had been so from his birth

Themes:
City vs. country
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12518

Titles:
The country miss new come in fashion; or, A farewel to the pockifi'd town-miss
The country miss new come in fashion; or, A farewel to the pockifi'd town miss
The country miss new come in fashion: or, A farewel to the pockifi'd town miss

First Lines:
Give me the lass that's true country bred
Give me the lass thot's [sic] true country bred

Themes:
Prostitution
City vs. country
Women

Edition - Bod10846

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Preston

Series Identifier: 397


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1178

Title: New way to make a good husband

First Line: Attend, ye married women, while I tell you of a plan

Themes:  Domestic economy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3034

Title: The bug and flea

First Line: Said a west country flea to a London bug

Themes:  City vs. country

2806 c.13(133)

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Firth c.26(69)

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Edition - Bod14163

Imprint Names:  Burbage and Stretton

Imprint Locations:  Nottingham

Date  between 1797 and 1807

Imprint: Nottingham: Printed by Burbage and Stretton


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9211

Title: The dauntless sailor

First Line: The dauntless sailor leaves his home

Themes:  Naval

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3880

Title: Colin and Moggy. A favourite song

First Line: My Colin leaves fair London town

Themes:  City vs. countryPastoral

Harding B 12(142)

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Edition - Bod16650

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V297

Title: The bonny milk maid

First Line: Ye nymphs and sylvian gods

References:

ESTC: T22976

Themes:  City vs. countryProstitutionPastoral

Harding B 5(104)

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Harding B 23(1)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1045

Titles:
The London rover
London rover

First Lines:
I took my little horse & to london [sic] town I came
I took my little horse, and from London town I came
I took my little horse and from London town I came
I took my little horse

Themes:
City vs. country
Seduction and abandonment

Edition - Bod15274

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V23609

Title: The rake paid in his own coin; or, The ploughman and his bride

First Line: A jolly young citizen, who was a rake

Themes:  City vs. countryCitizen in the country

Harding B 22(243)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21081

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton, at the Horse-shooe in West Smithfield

Notes:  Cropped at top edge. 4o Rawl. 566(214) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20793

Title: The citizns [sic] joy, and the bone-lace-weavers happiness

First Line: Come all you young lovers, give ear to my ditty

Tune: Du Val's delight: or, Love without measure: or, Late in the country

Authors:  Wade, John

References:

ESTC: R218126

Themes:  City vs. countryCitizen in the country

Wood E 25(73)

Notes:  Cropped at top edge. 4o Rawl. 566(214) is another issue.


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 22802

Titles:
Love in a hay-band

First Lines:
Did you never hear of one Richard Short's history
Did you never hear tell of one Richard Short's history

Themes:
Agricultural laborers
Taverns
City vs. country
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5431

Titles:
The cockney & plough boy
The cockney and plough boy

First Lines:
I'll tell you a story of a Londoner of late

Subjects:
Beverley (England)

Themes:
Citizen in the country
Fighting
City vs. country

Edition - Bod5039

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: J. Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Notes:  Firth b.25(371) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22802

Title: Love in a hay-band

First Line: Did you never hear of one Richard Short's history

Themes:  TavernsAgricultural laborers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15495

Title: The flare-up

First Line: When I reach'd this town I thought it wur a queer 'un

Themes:  City vs. countryCountryman in town

2806 c.13(76)

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Edition - Bod5196

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church street, Preston

Notes:  2806 c.13(76) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 4


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22802

Title: Love in a hay-band

First Line: Did you never hear of one Richard Short's history

Themes:  City vs. countryRural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15495

Title: The flare-up

First Line: When I reach'd this town I thought it wur a queer 'un

Themes:  Countryman in town

Firth b.25(371)

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