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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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