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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4887

Titles:
Dolly Duggins. A new song.
Dolly Duggins

First Lines:
Lord, what folks I see one above another
Lord what folks I see one above another
Lord, what folks I see, one above another
Lud, what folks I see, one above another
Lord what folk I see one above t'other

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5787

Titles:
The cobler. A new song
The cobler of Castlebury

First Lines:
'Twas in a village near Castlebury

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3240

Titles:
Lost Mary Jane

First Lines:
Now ladies list' awhile, I hope you will not smile

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3502

Titles:
Parody on Sweet home
Parody on Home sweet home

First Lines:
I courted a fair maid, and lov'd her so dear

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11445

Titles:
I'll be no submissive wife

First Lines:
I'll be no submissive wife

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8388

Titles:
Peter and Peggy

First Lines:
A couple from the emerald isle, once lived in Manchester awhile

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6668

Titles:
The bad wife

First Lines:
O Jamie, lad, hear my advice

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1502

Titles:
Happy as a king, (comic version)

First Lines:
Now there are many ups and downs, as through the world you ramble

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4067

Titles:
I was married a week

First Lines:
I was a damsel fair and gay

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7680

Titles:
Locking the stable door

First Lines:
John Binks an old farmer once lost a grey mare

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8210

Titles:
She is bound but won't obey; or, The married man's complaint in choosing a wife

First Lines:
I am a poor married man truly

Themes:
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5623

Titles:
My wife will be my master. Or, The married man's complaint against his unruly wife
My wife will be my master. Or The married-man's complaint against his unruly wife

First Lines:
As I was walking forth of late

Themes:
Domestic strife

Edition - Bod4095

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 559

Title: Squire and milk maid

First Line: It's of a rich squire in Bristol doth dwell

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4887

Title: Dolly Duggins

First Line: Lord, what folks I see one above another

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 28(140)

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Edition - Bod4475

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Pub. 54 Chatham St. New York

Notes:  Border not in Wolf, American Song Sheets. Harding B 18(404) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29734

Title: Pop goes the question!

First Line: Matrimony is a nut

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 18(405)

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Edition - Bod4479

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 54 Chatham Street, New-York

Notes:  Border: Clown. Harding B 18(405) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V29734

Title: Pop goes the question!

First Line: Matrimony is a nut

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 18(404)

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Edition - Bod1467

Imprint Names:  Pearson, T.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: T. Pearson, Printer, 4 & 6, Chadderton St., Oldham Road, Manchester


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1616

Title: There's bound to be a row

First Line: I'm a poor, unlucky married man

Themes:  Domestic strife

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14984

Title: Shy! shy!! dreadfully shy!

First Line: Had I been a monk or a hermit, that dwelt

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

2806 c.16(172)

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Harding B 11(3776)

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Edition - Bod1725

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 82


Ballad

Title: Says I, quo' I

First Line: Says I, quo' I, ae Friday at e'en

Themes:  Domestic strife

2806 c.11(187)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5183

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, I. Wright, and I. Clark

Notes:  Caption of the second illustration: \"Believe me Jone, &c.\ 4o Rawl. 566(163) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V5623

Title: My wife will be my master. Or, The married man's complaint against his unruly wife

First Line: As I was walking forth of late

Tune: A taylor is a man

References:

ESTC: R235673

Themes:  Domestic strife

Wood E 25(68)

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Edition - Bod5487

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: J. Kiernan, Printer, Garden-st. Manchester


Ballad - Roud Number: V3502

Title: Parody on Sweet home

First Line: I courted a fair maid, and lov'd her so dear

Themes:  Domestic strife

2806 c.17(327)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(365).


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Edition - Bod5517

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1855

Imprint: [Wright, Printer, Birmingham]


Ballad - Roud Number: V20211

Title: Termagant wife

First Line: When I was a young man just turned of twenty

Themes:  Domestic strife

2806 c.17(420)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(285).


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Edition - Bod5527

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Armstrong, Printer, Banastre-street, Liverpool


Ballad

Title: Corporal Kear[ney's] wife's defen[se]

First Line: Ye maidens so pretty give ear to my song

Themes:  Domestic strife

2806 c.17(80)

Notes:  Slip. Title damaged. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(240).


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Edition - Bod5924

Imprint Names:  Bebbington, J.O.Beaumont, J.

Imprint Locations:  ManchesterLeeds

Date  between 1855 and 1858

Imprint: [Bebbington], Printer, [2]6, Goulden-street, Oldham-road, Manchester, sold by J. [Beaumont, 176, York Street, Leeds]

Series Identifier: 243


Ballad - Roud Number: V1617

Title: Henpeck'd club

First Line: Now I hope you will have pity on the picture of a gho[st]

Themes:  Domestic strife

Harding B 16(111d)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip. Cropped.


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Edition - Bod116

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by Catnach, 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials

Notes:  With a prose introduction


Ballad - Roud Number: V16144

Title: Petticoats is master, and will be!

First Line: Come all ye ladies pray attend

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Domestic strife

Johnson Ballads fol. 21

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Edition - Bod161

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  See Carnell (1979): F27 for imprint


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 148

Title: The ploughboy on the banks of Dundee

First Line: It's of a lovely damsel most beautiful I'm old [sic]

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15107

Title: The downfall of the petticoat

First Line: You hearty gay fellows draw near

Themes:  Domestic strife

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1162

Title: The bonny labouring boy

First Line: As I roved out one morning

Harding B 19(43)

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Edition - Bod6773

Imprint Names:  Kiernan, J.

Imprint Locations:  Manchester

Imprint: Kiernan, Prinier [sic], Gardenstreet, Manchester

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(418).


Ballad - Roud Number: V20211

Title: Termagent wife

First Line: When I was a young man just turned of twenty

Themes:  Domestic strife

2806 c.17(417)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(197).


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