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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V988

Titles:
Polly Bluck; or, Married on Wednesday

First Lines:
I once knew a gal, such a beauty I thought her, O

Themes:
Domestic relations

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9908

Titles:
Three weeks after marriage

First Lines:
Willy, after courting long

Themes:
Domestic relations

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10214

Titles:
Victoria's curtain lectures

First Lines:
Oh; such a jolly game there's been

Subjects:
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Domestic relations

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 19554

Titles:
Barney leave the girls alone

First Lines:
Judy leads me such a life

Themes:
Domestic relations

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6059

Titles:
After the temper is over

First Lines:
Oh, it's hard to please the ladie [sic] all

Themes:
Domestic relations

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14333

Titles:
Mr. Lobski, or, the ugly wife
Mr. Lobski, or the Ugly wife
Mr. Lobski; or The ugly wife

First Lines:
Young Lobski said to his ugly wife
Young Lobski, said to his ugly wife

Themes:
Domestic relations

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1619

Titles:
Easy John; or The hen-pick'd husband

First Lines:
Husbands and wives pray lend an ear

Themes:
Domestic relations

Edition - Bod5138

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer, 177 Union-St Boro

Notes:  Harding B 11(4156) is another edition Harding B 11(4157) is another edition

Series Identifier: 621


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2738

Title: The whistling thief

First Line: When Pat came o'er the hills his colleen for to see

Subjects:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 434

Title: The dumb wife

First Line: There was a bonny blade had married a country maid

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(106)

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Harding B 11(4155)

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Edition - Bod5735

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V6059

Title: After the temper is over

First Line: Oh, it's hard to please the ladie [sic] all

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(102)

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Edition - Bod5739

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V372

Title: The comforts of man

First Line: When I was young in such trouble I got

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12995

Title: See the conquering hero comes

First Line: See the conquering hero comes

Firth c.20(140)

Notes:  Slip Slip


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Edition - Bod5742

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1802

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Davenport, No. 6, Georges Court, St. John Lane, West Smithfield, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V9908

Title: Three weeks after marriage

First Line: Willy, after courting long

Performers:  Mountain, Rosemond, 1768-1841

Performance Locations:  Vauxhall Gardens

References:

ESTC: T195822

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(23)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 22(293)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod131

Imprint Names:  Paul

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: Paul, Printer, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V10214

Title: Victoria's curtain lectures

First Line: Oh; such a jolly game there's been

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Domestic relations

Johnson Ballads 703

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Edition - Bod6588

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1855 and 1861

Imprint: E. Hodges, Printer, and wholesale toy warehouse, 26 Grafton street, Soho


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1316

Title: Struggle for the breeches

First Line: About my wife I mean to sing a very funny song

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5984

Title: A glass is good

First Line: A glass is good, and a lass is good

Firth b.25(410)

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Edition - Bod13259

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

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


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15549

Title: No use whatever! Parody on \"Awfully clever\"

First Line: Oh, once I was happy and single

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4883

Title: Nelly Gray

First Line: I often dream of Nelly Gray

Attributation: Composed by M.W. Balfe

Authors:  Balfe, M.W. (Michael William), 1808-1870

Performers:  Christy Minstrels

Notes:  The same setting as in Firth b.25(150)

Firth c.20(155)

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Edition - Bod7535

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2336

Title: Misletoe bough

First Line: The misletoe hung in the castle hall

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1316

Title: Struggle for the breeches

First Line: About my wife, I mean to sing a very comic song

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth b.27(224)

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Edition - Bod10005

Imprint Names:  Kendrew, J.

Imprint Locations:  York

Date  between 1803 and 1848

Imprint: J. Kendrew, Printer, York


Ballad - Roud Number: 2381

Title: The scolding wife

First Line: When first I got married, a happy man to be

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(109)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10186

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed & Published, by H. Such, 177, Union-street, Boro'. S.E.

Series Identifier: 311


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15245

Title: When is a man less than a man

First Line: When is a man less than a man?

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1316

Title: The struggle for the breeches

First Line: About my wife I mean to sing a very comic song

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(157)

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Harding B 11(4126)

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Edition - Bod10200

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble Warehouse, 6, Great st. Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 160

Title: The Sussex farmer

First Line: There was an old farmer in Sussex did dwell

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(139)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1855)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10211

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 52


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1178

Title: A new way to make a good husband

First Line: Attend, ye married women, while I tell you of a plain [sic]

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: Highlan[d] Mary

First Line: Ye fertile plains and streams, around

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Firth c.20(151)

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Edition - Bod10220

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  See 2806 c.16(172) Slip. Another edition appears in a sheet of two ballads. See Firth c.26(306)

Series Identifier: 716


Ballad - Roud Number: 1616

Title: There's bound to be a row

First Line: I'm a poor unlucky married man, I've such an awful wife

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(161)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod10222

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1872

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, March 9, 1872


Ballad - Roud Number: V14282

Title: Two in the morning

First Line: Young Tompkins resolved that he'd settle for life

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(164)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10250

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V1619

Title: Easy John; or The hen-pick'd husband

First Line: Husbands and wives pray lend an ear

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(2)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10282

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 4744

Title: Be careful in choosing a wife

First Line: Now all young men that are going to wed

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(50)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10306

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1872

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday, Dec. 7, 1872


Ballad - Roud Number: V21239

Title: Matrimonial miseries

First Line: Some married men boast of their true happy state

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Domestic relations

Firth c.20(78)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip.


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Edition - Bod10764

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1316

Title: Struggle for the breeches

First Line: About my wife I mean to sing a very funny song

Themes:  Domestic relations

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V29755

Title: Connemara Dan

First Line: I come from Connemara, and Dan it is my name

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth c.26(237)

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