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Edition - Bod18500

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4936

Title: A new song called The Connaught ranger

First Line: You lovers all, both great and small, to list with good intention

Subjects:  Maguire, John Francis, 1815-1872

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: The Kerry recruit

First Line: About four years ago I was digging the land

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4457

Title: Gree[nmount sm]iling Anne

First Line: In summer time when flowers fine

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 23101

Title: If I had a thousand a year

First Line: Oh, if I had a thousand a year, Gaffer Green

Themes:  Money

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V8317

Title: Irish witches

First Line: In vain I attempt to describe

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 22630

Title: Englishman Irishman, and Scotchman

First Line: An Englishman, an Irishman

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3177

Title: Isabella, the barber's daughter

First Line: When you hear my ditty you will pity

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2034

Title: The exile's [return]

First Line: Sons of the old green [isle]

Themes:  Fenians

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V5015

Title: The wedding above in Glencree

First Line: Since the real good old times of the great king O'Toole

Harding B 40(20)

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Edition - Bod4849

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Artists:  Bewick, Thomas

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Notes:  In the first illustration, the initials on the carriage are T.B. [i.e. Thomas Bewick].

Series Identifier: 6

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 538

Title: Willy Reilly and his dear Colleen Bawn

First Line: Oh rise up Willy Reilly, and come along with me

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8811

Title: The Land leagues advice to the tenant farmers of Ireland

First Line: Attend to me you tenant farmers thats assembled in this town

Authors:  O'Brien, M.

Themes:  Irish land league

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1893

Title: General Burke's dream

First Line: Slowly and sadly one night in November

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1030

Title: The Croppy boy

First Line: It was early, early in the spring

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2995

Title: A much-admired song entitled the Emigrant's farewell to his country

First Line: Now our ship is ready to bear away

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of four; see 2806 b.9(243)

Themes:  Emigration

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V3001

Title: The emigrant's letter to his mother

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

Themes:  Emigration

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V35081

Title: Lines written on the execution of Joe. Brady

First Line: Good christians all on you I call to hear my lamentation

Themes:  Executions

8th Ballad

Title: The Irish mother's lament for her emigrant son

First Line: My own dear boy, my own dear boy

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V26171

Title: \"Nationality\"

First Line: A nation's voice, a nation's voice

Themes:  Ireland

Harding B 40(6)

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Edition - Bod613

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 3

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2940

Title: The martyrs grave

First Line: And must I leave my native shores

Themes:  Emigration

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13757

Title: The cavalier

First Line: Twas a beautiful night, the stars shone bright

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3000

Title: The maid of Bon Clody

First Line: Were you ever at the moss house where the birds do increase

4th Ballad

Title: Lamentable lines on the burning of the \"Cospatrick\"

First Line: You feeling-hearted Christians wherever that you be

Themes:  Shipwreck

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V3263

Title: The young volunteer

First Line: Oh! did you hear of late, mind the date, what I state

Themes:  Soldiers

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 3016

Title: The sporting youth

First Line: I'm a stranger in this country, from America I came

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V1467

Title: A new song on the O'Connell monument

First Line: Prepare you gallant Irishmen, -- [prepare] without delay

Authors:  Sadler, Joseph

Notes:  See also 2806 b.10(31), Firth b.27(154/155) and Harding B 19(97)

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V21022

Title: Mary Doheny, the Tipperary witch

First Line: Good people all I pray draw near

Themes:  Witches

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1427

Title: Erin's lovely home

First Line: When I was young and in my bloom my age was seventeen

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V1371

Title: Patrick Brady

First Line: My name is Patrick Brady I was born of high degree

Themes:  Irish - U.S.A.

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V15031

Title: The Donegal emigrant

First Line: I've just left Donegal and I thought I'd give a call

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 40(4)

Notes:  The last illustration is illegible.

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Edition - Bod7830

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 17

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4355

Title: The wrongs of old Ireland

First Line: I'll sing you a song in a topical strain

Themes:  Ireland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4419

Title: Pat's parody on nothing more

First Line: Last night while sitting on a dyke

Themes:  Irish exiles

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The fate of the poor Irish stranger

First Line: Oh pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger

Themes:  Irish exiles

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V27432

Title: The poor old soldier

First Line: 'Twas on a summers eve all labour was o'er

Notes:  Except for essential changes, including the omission of one stanza, the setting of type is the same as The poor old sailor,' Harding B 40(10)

Themes:  Soldiers

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 24282

Title: The Irish soldier

First Line: As I roved out one evening in the spring time of the year

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 2376

Title: Billy Byrne of Ballymanus

First Line: Come all you loyal heroes, pay attention to my song

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V30183

Title: Ireland is fated, but yet not to die

First Line: Although Erin its glories has oft times been told

Authors:  Hanley, P.

Subjects:  Ireland

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3730

Title: The moon dimm'd her beams

First Line: The moon dimmed her beams in a feathery cloud

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V12868

Title: Irish providence

First Line: My darling says Pat, to his spouse on his lap

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9410

Title: The prayer for Ireland

First Line: Oh! God enthroned above in power

Themes:  Ireland

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3715

Title: Paddy M'Gee's honey moon

First Line: My boys this night you've heard from me

Themes:  Marriage

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V5329

Title: Donald M Cree

First Line: Long have I sighed for thee, Donald M Cree

Harding B 40(12)

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Edition - Bod4974

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 7

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1009

Title: Tim Finnigan

First Line: Tim Finnigan lived in Sackville-street

Themes:  Irish wakes

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1013

Title: Rev. father Tom, O'Neill

First Line: There was a widow in this town

Notes:  See also Harding B 19(119a) which contains an additional stanza

Themes:  Perjury

3rd Ballad

Title: A new song on old hare!!

First Line: You gents of Dublin city have you heard the newest out

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V5040

Title: Katty MacBride

First Line: When first I beheld you sweet Katty M'Bride

5th Ballad - Roud Number: 6125

Title: Rory O'More

First Line: Young Rory O'More courted Kathleen Bawn

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 8213

Title: Where the grass grows green

First Line: I'm Denny Blake from county Clare

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Themes:  Ireland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1095

Title: A new song called Highland Mary

First Line: You banks and braes and streams all around the castle of Montgomery

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

Themes:  Death

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 9634

Title: The rising of the moon

First Line: Tell me, tell me, Shawn O'Farrell

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V19689

Title: Lines written on the late melancholy death of T.F. Meagher

First Line: You daughters of old Erin with patience give ear to em [sic]

Notes:  Lacks the final line. Appears also in 2806 b.10(177). For a complete text see 2806 b.9(249)

Themes:  Drowning

Harding B 40(7)

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Edition - Bod5684

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4205

Title: Rory of the hill

First Line: That rake up near the rafters

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3727

Title: Silver moonlight winds are blowing

First Line: Silver moonlight winds are blowing

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 4454

Title: Mary Blane

First Line: I once did lub a pretty gal

Themes:  Blackface minstrelsy

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13766

Title: Farewell to the mountaim [sic]

First Line: Farewell to the mountain

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V9639

Title: Content and a pipe

First Line: Contented I sit with my pint and my pipe

Themes:  Contentment

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: [T]he minstrel boy

First Line: [The mi]nstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 2436

Title: Dark-lock-na-Garr

First Line: Away ye gay landscapes, ye gardens of roses

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V16322

Title: A new song Charles S. Parnell

First Line: From the plains of royal meath, to the city on the lee

Tune: What Paddy can't do more

Subjects:  Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2929

Title: Johnny Hart

First Line: There was a rich farmer's daughter lived near the town of Ross

10th Ballad - Roud Number: 3034

Title: A new song called Granuaile

First Line: As through the north as I walked to vi[ew] the shamrock plain

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see 2806 c.15(85)

11th Ballad - Roud Number: 19807

Title: Sally in our alley

First Line: Of all the girls that are so smart

Authors:  Carey, Henry, 1687-1743

12th Ballad - Roud Number: 2375

Title: The royal blackbird

First Line: Upon a fair morning for soft recreation

Subjects:  Charles Edward, prince, grandson of James II, king of England, 1720-1788

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V4209

Title: A new song on the Land league

First Line: Here's to Donegal and her people brave and tall

Notes:  For a better copy of the text see Harding B 19(139)

Themes:  Irish Land league

Harding B 40(2)

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Edition - Bod614

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 5

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V2123

Title: Kathleen O'Regan

First Line: A boy in my teems [sic], just before I reach'd twenty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V12871

Title: Irish hearts for the ladies

First Line: One day madam Nature was busy

Authors:  Cherry, A. (Andrew), 1762-1812

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 983

Title: Patrick Sheehan

First Line: My name is Patrick Sheehan my years are thirty-four

Authors:  Kickham, Charles Joseph, 1826-1882

Themes:  Soldiers

4th Ballad

Title: The old oak tree

First Line: The night was dark, cold blew the wind

Themes:  Murder

5th Ballad

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: When the thundering of cannon died away on the air

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1016

Title: Paddy Carey

First Line: 'Twas at the town of nate Clogheen

Themes:  Soldiers

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V29805

Title: Irishman's glory shines brighter than gold

First Line: Poets may pen the fame of each nation

Themes:  Irish

8th Ballad

Title: A new song on the real M'Coy

First Line: You lads and lasses I pray draw near I'm going to sing you a song

Themes:  Domestic strife

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 1195

Title: My grandmother's chair

First Line: My grandmother she at the age of eighty three

10th Ballad

Title: Executions of Tim Kelly

First Line: You muses mine [sic] with me combine

Themes:  Executions

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V717

Title: The green flag

First Line: Boys fill your glasses

Harding B 40(5)

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Edition - Bod18535

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 10

1st Ballad

Title: Denny Byrne the piper

First Line: In the year ninety-eight, when our troubles were great

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: The can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V27432

Title: The poor old sailor

First Line: 'Twas on a summers eve all labour was o'er

Notes:  Except for essential changes the setting of type is the same as The poor old soldier,' Harding B 40(12)

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V29546

Title: Lament of the ejected Irish peasant

First Line: The night is dark and dreary

Themes:  Land tenure - Ireland

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2938

Title: Emmett's grave

First Line: Pray tell me, I said, to an old who stayed

Subjects:  Emmet, Robert, 1778-1803

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryIrish rebellion, 1803

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13846

Title: Come back to Erin

First Line: Come back to Erin mavourneen, mavourneen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: The four-leaf'd shamro[ck]

First Line: I'll seek a four leaf'd shamrock

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868

8th Ballad

Title: Defending the green. \"An Irish-American song\"

First Line: My Irish fellow-countrymen, one thought I pray, bestow

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V17309

Title: The Irishman

First Line: The savage loves his native shore

Themes:  Irish

10th Ballad

Title: A new song on Home rule

First Line: You sons and fair daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

Harding B 40(10)

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Edition - Bod7813

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 13

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10577

Title: The rakes of Mallow

First Line: Beauing, belling dancing, drinking

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8385

Title: Peggy O'Rafferty

First Line: Oh, could I fly like the green-coated fairy

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V27835

Title: Dreadful shipwreck loss of over one hundred lives

First Line: Of a terrible shipwreck we are told, the Columbus was her name

Themes:  Shipwreck

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6055

Title: O'Connell and the Irish tinkers in London

First Line: You sons of the shamrock give air to my ditty

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V4231

Title: The game of cards

First Line: You true sons of Erin draw near me

Notes:  Appears also in a sheet of three; see 2806 b.9(231)

Themes:  Fenians

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V1362

Title: The lamentation of Patrick Power, who was hanged at Wexford for the murder of his father

First Line: You foolish wicked young men who have been led astray

Notes:  Lacks the final three stanzas. For complete versions, but with different cuts, see 2806 b.9(250) and 2806 b.11(26)

Themes:  Murder

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V5574

Title: Mother's far away

First Line: One cold winter's night my dear mother died

Themes:  Orphans

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 3027

Title: A new song called The black horse

First Line: Come all you airy bachelors, a warning take by me

Notes:  Lacks the final stanza. For a complete version see 2806 b.9(231)

Themes:  Soldiers

9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2287

Title: The shamrock shore

First Line: You muses nine, with me combine

Themes:  Ireland

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V30841

Title: Maiden, why so sad & lonely

First Line: Maiden, why so sad and lonely?

Notes:  One stanza only. For a complete version see 2806 b.11(168)

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V4215

Title: The glorious victory of seven Irishmen over the kidnappers of New-York

First Line: All you that love the shamrock green attend both young and old

Themes:  Emigration - Irish

Harding B 40(11)

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Edition - Bod15882

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 24

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 264

Title: Young & single sailor

First Line: A fair maid walking in her garden

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1524

Title: The glorious victory of John Morrissy, of Templemore, Ireland, over the Yankee Buffalo boy, on Long Island, North America

First Line: You gallant sons of Granuale, I pray attend awhile

Themes:  Prizefighting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1920

Title: The ploughboy's trip to the hiring fair

First Line: You farming lads of every degree

Themes:  Hiring fairs

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1699

Title: The gallant female sailor

First Line: Good people give attention and listen to my song

Themes:  Women sailors

5th Ballad

Title: A new song on this days races

First Line: Attend ye sporting heroes and I wont detain you long

Themes:  Horse-racing

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V2195

Title: Ireland a nation again

First Line: I'm a son of Erin's shore its the land I do adore

Themes:  Irish

7th Ballad - Roud Number: 1088

Title: Jolly waggoner

First Line: When first I went a waggoning

Themes:  Carriers

8th Ballad - Roud Number: 962

Title: Pretty Susan, the pride of Kildare

First Line: When first from sea I landed, I had a roving mind

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V4260

Title: The old women's sayings in my grandmothers days

First Line: Draw near and give attention and you shall hear in rhyme

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V16550

Title: Melo-dramatic, serio-comic medley

First Line: Carry me back to old Virginia

Notes:  Consists of lines from several ballads and two short prose pieces

Harding B 40(15)

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Edition - Bod7812

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 21

1st Ballad

Title: [None]

First Line: There was a man named O'Sullivan lived

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: The poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winters morning as the snow was falling

Themes:  Chimney-sweeps

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2101

Title: Billy O'Rorke

First Line: I greased my brogues and cut my stick

Themes:  Migrant labor - Irish

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1597

Title: A new song on 18s. a-week

First Line: A man and his wife in --- street, on Sunday morning last

Themes:  Money

5th Ballad

Title: [The] evicted farmer's farewell

First Line: Farewel, Farewell, my native shore

Themes:  Eviction

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V13222

Title: The maid of Sliev-namon

First Line: Alone, all alone, by the wave-washed strand

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3385

Title: The Irish girls my darling

First Line: Florence M'Carthy's dead and gone

Themes:  Girls

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V32990

Title: Mary Melvin

First Line: Draw near you true lovers and pay attention

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V847

Title: The loss of one hero on the plains of Waterl[oo]

First Line: Come all you lovers that are true and co[nstant]

Themes:  Waterloo, battle of, 1815

10th Ballad

Title: A new song on unconquered Tipperary

First Line: Unconquered Tipperary the pride of Erin's isle

Subjects:  Tipperary (Ireland)

Harding B 40(13)

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Edition - Bod21042

Imprint Names:  Nugent, J.F. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin?

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Series Identifier: 2

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1606

Title: Coming home from the wake

First Line: Young Nelly the milkmaid, so buxom and gay

Themes:  FairsRural societyEntertainments

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4894

Title: The Kerry eagle

First Line: You sons of Hibernia now listen a while to my song

Subjects:  O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1396

Title: The North star

First Line: You landsmen all, on you I call, and gallant seamen too

Themes:  Shipwreck

4th Ballad

Title: Emmet's farewell to his love

First Line: Farewell love, farewell love, I am now going to leave thee

Subjects:  Emmet, Robert, 1778-1803

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryIrish rebellion, 1803

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2040

Title: My native land so green

First Line: I'm a true-born Irishman, I came from Paddy's land

Subjects:  Ireland

6th Ballad

Title: A new song on home rule

First Line: You sons and you daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V4967

Title: Meeting of Tara

First Line: On the 15th day of August in the year of 43

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V150

Title: Allen's grave

First Line: Oh, hapless Erin, cast a thought

Themes:  Ireland

Harding B 40(3)

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