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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 11

Titles:
The baffled knight; or, The lady's policy
The new-mown hay
The lady's policy; or, The baffled knight

First Lines:
There was a knight got drunk with wine
There was a kinght [sic] was drunk with wine
A I walk'd forth one summer's morn

Themes:
Deception

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12492

Titles:
Oh, crikey! Oh, good gracious!!
Crikey, oh, good gracious

First Lines:
I courted Betty Giddy-gout

Themes:
Deception

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3827

Titles:
Sweet seventeen

First Lines:
At Cremorne one Sunday, I met with a fair

Themes:
Deception

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11291

Titles:
The merchant outwitted; or, The chamber-maid's policy
The merchant outwitted: or, the Chamber-maid's policy

First Lines:
Let every brisk maid be constant and true
Let every brisk [maid] be constant and true

Themes:
Deception

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1478

Titles:
The west cuntrey [sic] crafty maid, or the lusty brave miller finely trappan'd

First Lines:
You millers and taylors and weavers each one

Themes:
Deception

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8607

Titles:
A new song call'd Brother Bill and Jamima Brown

First Lines:
I was at a railway station, upon the Dublin line

Subjects:
Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:
Deception

Edition - Bod1356

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by James Lindsay, Wholesale Stationer, &c., 11 King Street (City,) Glasgow

Series Identifier: 101


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8297

Title: The sewing machine

First Line: I chanced to fall in love one day with a bewitching maid

Subjects:  Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:  Deception

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 6273

Title: Lurgan braes

First Line: The summer time being in its prime

2806 c.14(76)

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Edition - Bod5242

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Printed and Sold by Jas. Lindsay, Wholesale Stationer, &c., 11 King Street, (City,) Glasgow

Notes:  2806 c.14(18) is another impression but with a different first ballad

Series Identifier: 72


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7022

Title: The dark girl dressed in blue

First Line: When first in Glasgow I arrived, the truth I will unfold

Themes:  Deception

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Bonny Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

2806 c.14(72)

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Edition - Bod174

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1688 and 1689

Imprint: Printed for W. Thackeray at the Sugar loaf in Duck-lane


Ballad - Roud Number: V1478

Title: The west cuntrey [sic] crafty maid, or the lusty brave miller finely trappan'd

First Line: You millers and taylors and weavers each one

Tune: What should a young woman do with an old man

Authors:  Wade, John

References:

ESTC: R186138

Themes:  Deception

Wood E 25(29)

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Edition - Bod3946

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, Printer, 1, Lr, Exchange, Stree, [sic] Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: 2310

Title: The docter [sic] outwtted [sic] by the black

First Line: I tell you a trick that was play'd the other evening

Themes:  Deception

Harding B 26(141)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod12303

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1448

Title: Pretty Caroline

First Line: One morning in the month of May, how sweetly shone the sun

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3827

Title: Sweet seventeen

First Line: At Cremorne one Sunday, I met with a fair

Themes:  Deception

Harding B 11(3149)

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Edition - Bod7677

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V12492

Title: Crikey, oh, good gracious

First Line: I courted Betty Giddy-gout

Themes:  Deception

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10161

Title: From thee Eliza I must go

First Line: From the, [sic] Eliza I must go

Firth b.27(430)

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Harding B 11(743)

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Johnson Ballads 2434

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Edition - Bod15109

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 11

Title: The baffled knight; or, The lady's policy

First Line: There was a kinght [sic] was drunk with wine

References:

ESTC: T192480

Themes:  Deception

Harding B 5(5)

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Edition - Bod15210

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Another issue forms part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth c.17(207).


Ballad

Title: The he-she lady's maid

First Line: Good people all attention give and of a droll affair

Themes:  Deception

Johnson Ballads 197

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod15661

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V32398

Title: The cheating tradsemen [sic]

First Line: Scarce any trade or calling

Themes:  Deception

Harding B 17(48b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17436

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of seven ballads; see Harding B 19(30).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V164

Title: Ballintown brae

First Line: It's down in yon muirland

Themes:  Deception

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 24401

Title: Here's to the maiden of blushing fifteen

First Line: Here's to the maiden of blushing fifteen

Attributation: As sung in The school for scandal

2806 c.15(173)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod18429

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V11291

Title: The merchant outwitted: or, the Chamber-maid's policy

First Line: Let every brisk maid be constant and true

Themes:  Deception

Harding B 3(78)

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Edition - Bod20486

Imprint Names:  Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1673 and 1686

Imprint: Printed for John Clarke at the Harp and Bible in West-Smith- field


Ballad - Roud Number: V20884

Title: The French man gull'd of his gold or A warning for whore- hunters

First Line: Come all you gallants listen well

Tune: A fig for France

References:

ESTC: R42038

Themes:  Deception

Wood E 25(40)

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Edition - Bod21001

Imprint Names:  Brereton, P.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Imprint: P. Brereton, Printer, 1, Lr, Exchange Street, Dublin


Ballad - Roud Number: V8607

Title: A new song call'd Brother Bill and Jamima Brown

First Line: I was at a railway station, upon the Dublin line

Subjects:  Dublin (Ireland)

Themes:  Deception

2806 b.9(145)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.7(5)

Notes:  Slip


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2806 c.9(5)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(79)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2125b

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2159a

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 2160b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 2201b

Notes:  Slip

Johnson Ballads 3086

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3237

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21684

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 882


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1010

Title: Doran's ass

First Line: One Paddy Doyle liv'd near Killarney

2nd Ballad

Title: Oh, and I love you dearly

First Line: There was a young man came a courting of me

Themes:  Deception

2806 c.15(237)

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Edition - Bod21818

Imprint Names:  Peach, R.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1855 and 1875

Imprint: R. Peach, Successor to Wright, Printer, Smithfield, Birmingham

Notes:  Two impressions each with a different ballad on the reverse. The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(343). The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(343).


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16081

Title: Poor Lucy of the village

First Line: Oh what are sweet roses and lillies

Themes:  Deception

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1625

Title: Here we meet too soon to part

First Line: Here we meet too soon to part

2806 c.17(490r)

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2806 c.17(491r)

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Edition - Bod23885

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V29408

Title: The trappaner trappand, or, A cunning gossip caught in a trap

First Line: You female trappanners I pray you draw near

Tune: The flatteries of fate, or Mall Cooper is grown so gallant and gay

References:

ESTC: R233935

Subjects:  Oxfordshire (England)

Themes:  Deception

Douce Ballads 2(221a)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 2(221a) is a divided sheet


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Wood E 25(51)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 21

Titles:
Outlandish knight
The outlandish knight

First Lines:
An outlandish knight came from the North-lands
An outlandish knight came from the north-land, & he ca[me] courting to me
An outlandish knight came from the north lands

Themes:
Murder
Deception

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13528

Titles:
The cloath-worker caught in a trap: or, A fool and his mony soon parted

First Lines:
Good people I'll tell you now of a fine jest

Themes:
Deception
Wealth

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V164

Titles:
Ballandine braes
Ballindon braes
Sweet Ballenden braes
Ballandine breas
Ballintown brae

First Lines:
It's down in yon muirland, and down in yon glen
It's over the moorlands and down by the glen
'Twas down in a glen where the holly grows green
Over yon moorlands down by yon glen
Over yon moorlands and down by yon glen
It's down in yon muirland

Themes:
Seduction
Deception

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