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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 7966

Titles:
Broken-hearted gardener
Broken hearted gardener
The broken-hearted gardener

First Lines:
I'm a broken-hearted gardener & don't know what to do
She's my myrtle, my geranium
I'm a broken hearted gardener

Themes:
Gardening

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1186

Titles:
Jolly young waterman!!
The jolly young waterman
Jolly waterman
Jolly young waterman
Jolly watermen

First Lines:
And did you ne'er hear of a jolly young waterman
And did you not hear of a jolly young waterman

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Vauxhall Gardens
Ferrymen
Ranelagh Gardens
Watermen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 297

Titles:
Cupid's garden or, The laurel wear
Laurel wear
Lover's meeting
Cupid's garden
The Covent garden rambler
Cupid's garden, or the 'Prentice boy
Farewell lovely Nancy
Lovers' meeting
The lover's meeting
Covent garden

First Lines:
As down in Cupid's garden for pleasure I did go
It was down in Covent garden
One day in Covent Garden, I chanced for to stray
Its down in Cupid's garpen [sic] for pleasure I did go
As down in Cupid's garden with pleasure I did go
It was down in Covent Garden
As down in Cupid's garden
As down in Cupid's garden for pleasure I did walk
One day in Covent Garden I chanced for to stray
Down in Covent garden for pleasure I did go
As down in Cupid's garden, with pleasure I did go
One day in Covent Garden I chanced for to rove
As down in cupid's garden with pleasure I did go
As down in Covent garden

Subjects:
Portsmouth (England)

Themes:
Sailors
Pleasure gardens
Prostitution

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11645

Titles:
Upon Mr Bobards yew-men of the Guards to the Physick garden

First Lines:
No more let statues stone, or brass

Subjects:
Oxford (England)
Bobart, Jacob, 1599-1680

Themes:
Oxford Physic Garden (Oxford, England)

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 490

Titles:
Wid [sic] and wicked youth
The flash lad
Wild & wick'd youth
Wild and wicked youth
The highway man's fate
The wild and wicked youth
The wild & wicked youth
Wild & wicked youth

First Lines:
In Newry town, I was bred and born
In Newry town I was bred & born
In Newry town I was bread [sic] and born
In Newry town I was bred and born
In Newry town was bred and born
Adieu, adieu, it was my fate
I am a wild and wicked youth

Subjects:
Mansfield, W.R., Baron Sandhurst, 1819-1876
Fielding, John, Sir, d. 1780
Newry (Ireland)
Weldon, lady
London (England)

Themes:
Highwaymen
Police
Robbery
Covent Garden (London, England)

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4049

Titles:
Uncle Tom's description of a great plum pudding
Ralph and Nell's ramble to Oxford
Ralph & Nell's ramble to Oxford

First Lines:
Old Uncle Tom will sing you a song
I heard much talk of Oxford town

Subjects:
Oxford (England)

Themes:
Food
Countryman in town
Oxford Physic Garden (Oxford, England)
Bodleian Library (Oxford, England)

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