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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8742

Titles:
Take this message to my mother

First Lines:
Take this message to my mother

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3930

Titles:
God speed the good ship; or, The English emigrant!
The English emigrant
English emigrant

First Lines:
God speed the keel of the trusty ship

Subjects:
England

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8321

Titles:
The Lancashire emigrant's farewell

First Lines:
Farewell parents, we must leave you

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9130

Titles:
The ticket-of-leave man

First Lines:
I've just come back from Australia

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2059

Titles:
My native land I bade adieu

First Lines:
My native land I bade adieu

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8067

Titles:
The parting kiss; or The emigrant's farewell

First Lines:
My own dearest Mary your true love must leave thee

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 12882

Titles:
The cot where I was born
The cot. where I was born
Cot where I was born

First Lines:
I've roam'd beneath a foreign sky
I've roamed beneath a foreign sky
Ive roamed beneath a foreign sky

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3001

Titles:
The emigrant's letter to his mother
[The e]migrant's letter to his mother

First Lines:
Dear mother, I take up my pen to write you these few lines

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V667

Titles:
My mother's parting gift
My mother's parting gift to me
My mother's parti[n]g gift

First Lines:
The morn was fair, and friends were gathered

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10150

Titles:
Dear old England, good-bye

First Lines:
Dear home of my childhood, I bid thee good-bye

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2940

Titles:
The martyrs grave

First Lines:
And must I leave my native shores

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3134

Titles:
Good news from home

First Lines:
Good news from home, good news for me
Good news from home good news for me
Good news from home! good news for me!
Good news from home! good news for me
Good news from home -- good news for me

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13784

Titles:
Happy land!
Happy land

First Lines:
Happy land! what'er my fate in life may be
Happy land: whate'er my fate in life may be
Happy land! whate'er my fate in life may be
Happy land; whate'er my fate in life may be
Happy land! happy land
Happy land -- happy land
Happy land! happy land!

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13891

Titles:
Adieu, my native land, adieu
Adieu! my native land, adieu
Adieu my native land
Adieu my native land adieu
Adieu, my native land
Adieu, my native land adieu

First Lines:
Adieu my native land, adieu
Adieu my native land adieu
Adieu, my native land adieu
Adieu, my native land, adieu
Adieu! my native land, adieu

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8813

Titles:
A new song bewteen [sic] the tenant and landlord

First Lines:
I am going to a county [sic] where from poor rates I'll be free

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V373

Titles:
The Corsican drover
Corsican drover

First Lines:
How chang'd the scene of late has been

Subjects:
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13887

Titles:
To the West
To the West! to the West!
To the West! to the West
To the West!

First Lines:
To the west, to the west, to the land of th[e] free
To the west! to the west! to the land of the free
To the West, to the West, to the land of the free
To the west! to the West! to the land of the free
To the West! to the West! to the land of the free
To the west, to the west, to the land of the free

Subjects:
United States

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2035

Titles:
The English exile

First Lines:
I've oft seen you smiling, dear mother

Subjects:
Canada

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2553

Titles:
Shades of evening
Isle of beauty
Isle of beauty fare thee well
Isle of beauty!
Isle of beauty fare-thee-well

First Lines:
Shades of ev'ning close not o'er us
Shades of evening close not o'er us
Shades of evening, close not o'er us
Shades of evening close not o'er [us]

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13954

Titles:
Maggie by my side

First Lines:
The land of my home is flitting, flitting from my view

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13518

Titles:
Long parted have we been

First Lines:
Long parted have we been

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12877

Titles:
Farewell to thee land of my birth

First Lines:
Farewel to thee, land of my birth

Themes:
Emigration

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2064

Titles:
The emigrant's fareweel to his native country
the eimgrants [sic] farewell to their native country

First Lines:
Farewell! the scencs [sic] which ance [sic] enjoying
Fareweel the scenes which once enjoying

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Emigration

Edition - Bod4016

Imprint Names:  Moore, J.

Imprint Locations:  Belfast

Date  between 1846 and 1852

Imprint: Moore, Printer, Castle-court


Ballad - Roud Number: 13887

Title: To the West! to the West!

First Line: To the west! to the west! to the land of the free

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 26(647)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod4047

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see 2806 c.14(22).


Ballad - Roud Number: V20969

Title: The young emigrant's farewell

First Line: Will you gang awa' wi' me, bonnie lassie, O

Themes:  Emigration

Harding B 26(699)

Notes:  Slip.


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