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Edition - Bod8468

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3549

Title: The death of Nelson

First Line: O'er Nelson's tomb with silent grief opprest

Authors:  Arnold, Samuel James, 1774-1852

Subjects:  Nelson, Horatio Nelson, Viscount, 1758-1805

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15496

Title: The fortunate maid

First Line: 'Tis of a pretty maiden fair

Themes:  Cruel parents

Firth c.12(444)

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Edition - Bod8320

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 510


Ballad - Roud Number: V15496

Title: The fortunate maid

First Line: It's of a pretty maiden fair

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parents

Firth c.12(299)

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Edition - Bod6506

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad

Title: The cruel father

First Line: Come, all you pretty fair maids, and listen to my song

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel parents

Firth c.12(298)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7701

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 4


Ballad - Roud Number: V30429

Title: The doublet of gray; or, Theodore and Madeline

First Line: Beneath the tall turrets that nod o'er the dell

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parentsSuicide

Firth b.27(460)

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Harding B 11(950)

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Edition - Bod7792

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(747) is another impression Johnson Ballads 179 is another impression


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 539

Title: The cruel father and affectionate lovers

First Line: It's of a damsel both fair and handsome

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusLovers partedServantsCruel parents

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8933

Title: The old maid

First Line: An old maid kept five great tom-cats

Firth b.25(74)

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Edition - Bod2412

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: Ryle and Co. Printers, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Harding B 11(3764) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 3826

Title: Terence's farewell

First Line: So, my Kathleen, you're going to leave me

Authors:  Dufferin and Clandeboye, Helen Selina Sheridan, Baroness, 1807-1867

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 536

Title: William & Harriet

First Line: It's of a rich gentleman near London did dwell

Themes:  Cruel parentsWomen sailorsTransvestismShipwreckCourtship - difference in social status

Firth b.26(248)

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Edition - Bod7164

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: George Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 65


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 605

Title: The fair maid in Bedlam

First Line: It was down in Moorfields, as I walked one day

Themes:  Courtship - difference in social statusCruel parentsInsanityBethlehem Royal Hospital (London, England)

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3139

Title: The pretty maid milking her cow

First Line: It was on a fine summer's morning

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.26(457)

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Edition - Bod20474

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed and sold wholesale and retail by J. Catnach, 2, Monmouth-court

Notes:  Harding B 11(3164) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 186

Title: The pretty plough boy

First Line: It's of a pretty plough boy was gazing o'er his plough

Themes:  Lovers partedCruel parentsPress-gangsSailorsCourtship - difference in social status

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 956

Title: The spotted cow

First Line: One morning in the month of May

Themes:  Seduction

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13847

Title: Canadian boat song

First Line: Faintly as tolls the evening chime

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

Firth b.25(108)

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Harding B 11(3161)

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