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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11222

Titles:
Oh! how I sigh, when I think on the man, &c. Or, the Amorous virgin

First Lines:
To little or no purpose, I spent many a day

Themes:
Love, pleasant

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1743

Titles:
The happy greeting of Iohn and Betty; or, Nothing better then [sic] true love
The happy greeting of Iohn and Betty; or Nothing better then [sic] true love

First Lines:
Come sit down my dear

Themes:
Love, pleasant

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23158

Titles:
True love rewarded with loyalty: or, Mirth and joy after sorrow and sadness
True love rewarded with loyalty: or Mirth and joy after sorrow and sadness
True love rewarded with loyalty; or, Mirth and joy after sorrow and sadness
True love rewarded with loyalty: or, Mirth and joy, after sorrow and sadness

First Lines:
As I walkt forth to take the air
As I walk'd forth to take the air
As I walk forth to take the air

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Pastoral
Wealth

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9998

Titles:
The Dorsetshire garland

First Lines:
Behold near the borders of fair Dorsetshire

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Secret marriage

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 560

Titles:
Black-eyed Susan
Black ey'd Susan
Black eyed Susan
William and Susan
Black-ey'd Susan
Black eyd Susan

First Lines:
All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd, the streamers waving to the wind
All in the Downs the fleet was moored
All in the Downs the fleet was moor'd
All in the downs the fleet was moor'd

Subjects:
Africa
India

Themes:
Sailors
Love, pleasant
Naval

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7538

Titles:
Pretty Sally's garland. Or, Johnny's kind courtship. In two parts
Pretty Sally's garland; or Johnny's kind courtship. In two parts

First Lines:
Of all the girls that are so smart

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Apprentices

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9401

Titles:
The doleful complaint of Sir Humphrey Mac---h, on the loss of his election at Oxford
A curious love letter, address'd to the cook-maid, and left on a table at a celebrated chop & eating-house, not far from the Royal Exchange

First Lines:
Dear Betty, emblem of thy chop-house ware
Ye freeholders most dear

Subjects:
Mackworth, Humphrey, Sir

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Parliamentary elections, Oxford

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3420

Titles:
The golden bull; or, Garland of love's craftiness. In four parts
The golden bull: or, The garland of love's craftiness. In four parts
The golden bull or, Garland of love's craftiness. In four parts
The golden bull: or, The garland of love's craftiness
The golden bull; or, Garland of love's craftiness. In iv. part
The golden bull or Garland of love's craftiness. In four parts
The golden bull; or, the Garland of love's craftiness. In four parts

First Lines:
Come listen, young lovers, awhile, and you'll find
Come listen, young lovers, awhile and you'll find
Come listen young lovers and you'll find
Come listen young lovers, and you'll find
Come listen young lovers awhile and you'll find

Themes:
Disguise
Love, pleasant
Cruel father
Incest

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3020

Titles:
[Ther]e's another jolly row down stairs
Cupids golden dart: or A dainty sonnet here is to be sold
There's another jolly row down stairs
The mulberry tree
Cupids golden dart, or; A dainty sonnet here is to be sold

First Lines:
When Auroa [sic] in Izur [sic] was blushing
I'm one of those fellows who like quiet life
Who is there among us who doth not revere
When Aurora in Azus [sic] was blushing

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Classical mythology
Lodgers
Domestic strife

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 199

Titles:
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned serving man
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turn'd serving-man
The famous flower; or, The lady turned to be a serving man
The famous flower of serving-men: or, The lady turned to be a serving-man
The famous flower of serving men; or, the Lady turn'd serving man
The famous flower of serving-men. Or The lady turn'd serving
The famous flower of serving-men; or, The lady turned to be a serving-man
The famous flower of serving men; or, The lady turned to be a serving man

First Lines:
You beauteous ladies, great and small
You beauteous ladies great and small
You beautious ladies great and small

Themes:
Love, pleasant
Woman in disguise
Social status
Transvestism
Servants
Singing
Nobility

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