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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9625

Titles:
Anybody ill

First Lines:
I am a learned surgeon, and my name is Doctor Quack

Themes:
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5079

Titles:
A murder at Brighton. Young woman poisoned by two doctors

First Lines:
A sad tale I'll tell if you'll pay attention

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Themes:
Murder
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5331

Titles:
History of Donald M'Neil

First Lines:
Donald M'Neil frae Scotland came

Themes:
Scots
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7954

Titles:
O, Doctor Brown
Doctor Brown

First Lines:
Nobody knows me now, O cricky
There's no one knows me now, O crikey

Themes:
Apprentices
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7953

Titles:
Doctor Brown

First Lines:
Did mortal e'er see such a figure?

Themes:
Apprentices
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8119

Titles:
The budget; or, Dr. D---

First Lines:
Ye good folks of Norwich attend to my ditty

Themes:
Adultery
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1288

Titles:
Betsy Baker
My Johnny was a shoemaker
Betsey Baker

First Lines:
My Johnny was a shoemaker
Down, down in our village
From noise and bustle for away
From noise and bustle far away
From noise and bustle far away, hard work my time employing

Themes:
Sailors
Actors
Doctors
Medicine
Rejected suitor
Education

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2310

Titles:
The doctor outwitted
The doctor cheated
The black cook, or The doctor outwitted

First Lines:
I'll tell you a trick that was played the other evening
I'll tell you a trick that was play'd t'other evening
I will tell you a trick, that was played the other night

Subjects:
Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:
Physicians
Sailors
Africans
Body-snatching
Doctors

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3868

Titles:
Dr. Stafford, and the weavers' daughter
Young doctor Stafford and the weaver's daughter
Dr Stafford, and the weavers' daughter
Doctor Stafford, and the weaver's daughter
Doctor Stafford

First Lines:
One evening as I walked, by the rocks of Mile
One ev'ning as I walked down by the rock of Mache
One evening as walk'd by the rocks of Mile
One evening as I walked down by the rocks of Myle
One day was I was walking down by the banks of Clyde

Subjects:
Clyde River (Scotland)

Themes:
Weavers
Physicians
Insanity
Doctors
Ghosts
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V748

Titles:
Lovely Phoebe the pride of Dundee
Phoebe or the Beauty of Dundee
Jockey's escape from bonny Dundee
Lovely Phoebe, the pride of Dundee
Phoebe, or the beauty of Dundee
Phoebe or the beauty of Dundee
Phoebe, the beauty of Dundee

First Lines:
In the lowlands of Scotland fair Phoebe did dwe[ll]
Where got thou the haver-meal bannock?
In the lowlands of Scotland fair Phoebe did dwell

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Seduction
Seduction and abandonment
Doctors
Pregnancy
Gipsies

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