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Edition - Bod5841

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Series Identifier: 257

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4202

Title: Rory O'More turned teetotal

First Line: Young Rory O'More, who to London had been

Themes:  Irish - England

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 585

Title: The tinker and the chambermaid

First Line: In Beverley town a maid did dwell

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

Harding B 11(3317)

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Johnson Ballads 2017A

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Edition - Bod14620

Imprint Names:  Watts, T.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  [1839]

Imprint: T. Watts, Printer, 14, Snow Hill, Birmingham

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V26283

Title: The fine young German gentleman

First Line: I'll sing you a fine new song, made by a modern pate

Tune: The fine old English gentleman

Subjects:  Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8465

Title: Sweet doth blush the rosy morn

First Line: Sweet doth blush the rosy morning

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5308

Title: My heart with love is beating

First Line: My heart with love is beating

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 23232

Title: Paddy will you now

First Line: Once I was a roving blade

Themes:  IrishSexual intercourse

Harding B 14(92)

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Edition - Bod18977

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195252

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5842

Title: A new Irish song, called Young Tedie's oak stick

First Line: I travelled England over

Themes:  Irish - EnglandSexual intercourseQuakers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3831

Title: The forlorn damsel

First Line: Ye gods of love who rule above

Themes:  Love, unfortunate

Harding B 6(19)

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