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Edition - Bod13123

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, 6, Great St. Andrew St 7 dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 368

Title: Blow the candle out

First Line: It's of a young prentice who went to court his dear

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentIllegitimacy

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4711

Title: Love & liver

First Line: My toggery I took out of pawn

Themes:  AdulteryDomestic strife

Harding B 11(335)

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Edition - Bod11658

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15214

Title: Glancy's wedding day

First Line: 'Twas early in the morning on one fine summer's day

Themes:  MarriageIrish

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 4607

Title: When Mc.Guiness gets a job

First Line: My name is Mick Mc.Guiness I'm a labourer to my trade

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16080

Title: The poor forsaken village maid

First Line: A village maid she sat weeping

Themes:  Seduction and abandonmentPregnancySuicide

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V15109

Title: Drunken husband

First Line: You married women draw near awhile

Themes:  DrunkennessDomestic strife

Harding B 11(1335)

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Edition - Bod18979

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195253

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V358

Title: The churlish farmer

First Line: It is of an ancient farmer you'll hear without delay

Themes:  Sex roleDomestic strife

2nd Ballad

Title: The forsaken lover

First Line: Early one morning near the sun rising

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V24063

Title: The hairy cap

First Line: In Northumberland there lies a company

Themes:  SoldiersNorth America

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V20843

Title: The fox-chace a hunting song

First Line: Hark the hunstman begun to sound his shrill horn

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 6(20)

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