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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13889

Titles:
The banks of Doon
Banks of bonny Doon
Ye banks and braes [of] bonny Doun
Ye banks and braes of bonny Doon
Ye banks and braes of bonny Doun
Banks o' Doon
Banks of Doun
Bonny Doon
The banks o' Doon
Banks of Doon
The windings o' Doon

First Lines:
Ye banks and braces [sic] of bonny Doun
Ye banks and braes of bonny Doon
Ye banks & braes of bonny Doun
Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon
Ye banks and braes o' bonny Doon
Flow on, lovely Doon, along thy green vallies
Ye bank and braes of bonny Doon

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1508

Titles:
King Death

First Lines:
King Death was a rare old fellow

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3149

Titles:
Darling Nell

First Lines:
Come, darkies, listen unto me

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 16635

Titles:
The blue-eyed boy; or I wish Mamma was here
I wish mamma was here

First Lines:
A tiny little blue eyed boy
A tiny little blue-eyed boy

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10063

Titles:
Elegy on the death of a friend

First Lines:
Poor William! I knew him: -- in life's early spring

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V993

Titles:
Answer to \"Oh no, we never mention her\"

First Lines:
Oh, am I then remembered still

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3957

Titles:
The dying husband's farewell
A dying husband's farewell
The dying husband

First Lines:
I think I hear a solemn cry

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13788

Titles:
Little Nell

First Lines:
They told him gently she was dead

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10185

Titles:
Stay with [me] Harry, dear
Stay Harry stay

First Lines:
Down at our farm in Leicestershire
Down at a farm in Leicestershire

Subjects:
Leicestershire (England)

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10556

Titles:
Old John & Nell

First Lines:
It was under an old oak tree

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9927

Titles:
The Cornish tragedy; or, The fatal bereavement

First Lines:
All you that love a plaintive strain

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13750

Titles:
The little girl's lament

First Lines:
Is heaven a long way off, mother?

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5571

Titles:
The bright land far away!

First Lines:
O mother she has gone away

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9940

Titles:
The Cumberland tragedy

First Lines:
Good people all, of rich degree

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9452

Titles:
Verses on the death of mr. J. Campbell, of Newcastle, aged 18, who died on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 1812

First Lines:
The solemn scene is past! -- Death's awful power

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V175

Titles:
Be kind to mother when I'm gone
Be kind to dear mother when I'm gone

First Lines:
Let me whisper to you, father, ere my voice is still in death
Let me whisper to you, father, ere my voice is closed in death

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4626

Titles:
Nelly's gone for ever

First Lines:
Leaving the village at the dawuing [sic]
Leaving the village at the dawning

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8508

Titles:
Lily Dale

First Lines:
'Twas a calm still night, and the moon's pale light
It was a calm still night and the moon's pale light

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1882

Titles:
Farewell Uncle Tom

First Lines:
Poor Uncle Tom is past and gone

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1095

Titles:
Highland Mary. A favourite song
Highland Mary
Highlan[d] Mary

First Lines:
Ye banks and braes, and screams [sic] around
Ye fertile plains, and streams around
Ye fertile plains and streams, around
Ye banks and braes and streams, around
Ye fertile plains and streams around
Ye banks & braes and streams around
Ye banks and braes and streams around
You fertile plains and shades all round
Ye banks, and braes, and streams around
Ye banks and braes and stre [sic] around
Ye banks and braes, and streams around
Ye bank [sic] and braes and streams around

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2144

Titles:
Loves secret wound

First Lines:
You loyal lovers now draw near

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3966

Titles:
The dying child to it's [sic] mother
The dying child to its mother
The dying child to it's mother

First Lines:
Weep not dear mother
Weep not dear mother, oh! leave off thy wailing

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1352

Titles:
A dying son's farewell

First Lines:
Weep not for me mother, because I must die

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8855

Titles:
Bring your chair up nearer, father

First Lines:
Bring your chair up nearer, father

Themes:
Death

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4249

Titles:
Dialogue between death and a sinner
Dialogue between Death and a sinner
Dialogue between Death & a sinner

First Lines:
Death. Now sinner come by heaven's decree
Death. O sinner! I come by heaven's decree
Death. Now sinner come by Heaven's decree

Themes:
Death

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