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Edition - Bod20144

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20401

Title: Old chairs to mend

First Line: Mankind still in mending, if fame tells us true

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1093

Title: The Nightingale

First Line: My love he was a rich farmer's son

Themes:  GhostsPress-gangsCruel parents

Johnson Ballads 2723

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Edition - Bod3475

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, and Toy Watehouse [sic] 6, Great st Andrew street, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: Cruel father or The maiden's complaint

First Line: Awake, awake, you drowsy sleeper

Themes:  Letter-writingPress-gangsCruel parents

Harding B 25(452)

Notes:  Slip


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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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