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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2109

Titles:
Friendly advice to drunkards

First Lines:
You drunkards all throughout the nation

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3104

Titles:
Parody on Shells of the ocean

First Lines:
One winter's night, when I was tight

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5521

Titles:
The dram-shop; or A peep into a prison
The gin-shop; or a Peep into a prison
The gin-shop; or, a Peep into a prison

First Lines:
Look through the land from north to south
Look through the land from north to sonth [sic]

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9175

Titles:
Father, dear father, the brokers are in
Oh! Father, dear Father, the brokers are in

First Lines:
Oh father, dear father, come home with me now
Oh! father, dear father, come home with me now

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8856

Titles:
Conversion of a drunken father

First Lines:
They had but two children -- a girl and a boy

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14324

Titles:
The drunkards catechism. [prose]

First Lines:
Question. What is your name?

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13533

Titles:
Watty and Meg
Watty and Meg, or The wife reformed

First Lines:
Keen the frosty winds were blawing

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5511

Titles:
The gin shop

First Lines:
I courted Nelly Brown

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2861

Titles:
A looking-glass for drunkards: or The good-fellows folly

First Lines:
Drunkards how dare ye boast of your hard drinking?

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10573

Titles:
The reformed rake. Answer to \"The Wife's dream\"

First Lines:
So I've caught you brother Dermot -- nay, do not run away

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1197

Titles:
The carpenter; or, the Danger of evil company
The carpenter: or, The danger of evil company
The carpenter, or, the Dangers of evil company

First Lines:
There was a young West-country man
There was a West-Countryman

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5526

Titles:
Drunkard's friend

First Lines:
To work on Monday I think its not right
To work on a Monday I think its not right

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1455

Titles:
The drunkard's wives's resolution and answer

First Lines:
It is seven long years I've been weded [sic]

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14323

Titles:
The drunkard's wife or The victim of sorrow. A poem

First Lines:
Cold, cold and dreary was the looming night

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 10918

Titles:
The wife's dream

First Lines:
Now tell me, Mary, how it is

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 7149

Titles:
Donald Blue

First Lines:
My names Donald Blue, you ken me fu' we'll

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4804

Titles:
Paddy, you're the devil, or, A parody on Willy, we have missed you
Paddy you're the devil, or A parody on Willy, we have missed you

First Lines:
Oh, Paddy, is it you, jewel

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V732

Titles:
Arrah Judy you blackguard

First Lines:
Arrah Judy you blackguard I see you've been lushing

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 845

Titles:
Johnny my man
Johnnie my man

First Lines:
O, Johnnie my man, are you thinking no rising
O Johnny my man do you no think on rising
O Jonnie, my man, do you no think on rising

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1974

Titles:
The Irish snob

First Lines:
An Irish snob, both bold and free

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4034

Titles:
Parody on the Burial of Sir John Moore
Parody on Not a drum was heard

First Lines:
Not a sou had he got - not a guinea or note
Not a sous [sic] had he got not a gninea [sic] or note

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3136

Titles:
Pat was a darling boy

First Lines:
'Twas at the sign of the fork

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10553

Titles:
Answer to Little Nell

First Lines:
They told her gently she was drunk

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4060

Titles:
Week after the fair
The week after the fair

First Lines:
O John what's this ye've done John
O John, what's this ye've done, John
O John! what's this ye've done John?
O John, what's this ye've done, John?

Themes:
Drunkenness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5054

Titles:
Willie dunk gain
Willie drunk again
Willie, drunk again

First Lines:
Oh, Willie, you've come home, lad
O, Willie, you've come home, lad

Themes:
Drunkenness

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