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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1011

Titles:
Our ship she lays in harbour
Our ship is in harbour

First Lines:
Our ship she lays in harbour

Themes:
Lovers parted

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7583

Titles:
Bonny lad that I adore

First Lines:
Down by a chyrstal [sic] fountain that was surrounded with perfume
Down by a chrystal fountain that was surrounded with perfume

Themes:
Lovers parted

Edition - Bod1677

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J Pitts No 14 Great St. Andrew street, sevn [sic] Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V19594

Title: Pity a maiden

First Line: Pity an innocent maiden in Bedlam I lay confin'd

Themes:  Lovers parted

2806 c.18(246)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1502)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod258

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 & 3, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials

Notes:  Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth c.17(207)


Ballad - Roud Number: 1000

Title: The bold privateer

First Line: Fare you well my dearest Polly

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth c.13(53)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 16(30a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 170

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 170 is torn. Slip.


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Edition - Bod12049

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 551.


Ballad - Roud Number: V7583

Title: Bonny lad that I adore

First Line: Down by a chyrstal [sic] fountain that was surrounded with perfume

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth c.18(49)

Notes:  Slip. Torn left edge.


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Edition - Bod12148

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts, Printer & Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6 Great st Andrew street


Ballad - Roud Number: 1011

Title: Our ship is in harbour

First Line: Our ship she lays in harbour

Themes:  Lovers parted

Harding B 25(1435)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod7262

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 2652

Title: Auld Robin Gray

First Line: When the sheep are in the fauld, and a' the kye at hame

Authors:  Barnard, Anne, Lady, 1750-1825

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth b.26(412)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 3186

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8242

Imprint Names:  Paul, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  18--

Imprint: H. Paul, Printer, 22, Brick Lane, Spitalfields


Ballad - Roud Number: 466

Title: The lover's lament for her sailor

First Line: As I was walking along the sea-shore

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth c.12(221)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod8245

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 466

Title: The lover's lament for her sailor

First Line: As I was a walking all on the sea-shore

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth c.12(224)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9176

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: Sanderson, Printer, Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: 48

Title: Lord Lovel and Nancy Bell

First Line: Lord Lovel he stood at his castle gate

Themes:  Lovers parted

Firth c.21(18)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23462

Imprint Names:  Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.Coles, M.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1680 and 1682

Imprint: Printed for M. Cole [sic], T. Vere, J. Wright, J. Clark, W Thackery, and T. Passenger


Ballad - Roud Number: V32828

Title: The wandering prince and princess or, Musidorus and Amadine

First Line: When Musidorus fell in love

Tune: Young Phaon

References:

ESTC: R228637

Themes:  Lovers parted

Don. b.13(98)

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Edition - Bod23576

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: Printed for R. Burton, at the Horse-shooe in West-smith- field


Ballad - Roud Number: V25335

Title: Clorinda's complaint: or, The forsaken ladies lamentation

First Line: When Phoebus with his golden rays

Tune: True love rewarded with loyalty

References:

ESTC: R232917

Themes:  Lovers parted

Douce Ballads 1(27a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; cropped top edge


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4792

Titles:
Molly of the North country

First Lines:
My love she was born in the North country wide

Subjects:
Africa

Themes:
Lovers parted
Writing

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9183

Titles:
The ship on fire
The sailor dear
Sailor dear
The sailor dear. A new song

First Lines:
The storm of the ocean flew furious and fast
Ye maidens pretty in town or city
Ye maidens pretty, in town and city
Ye maidens pretty in town and city
The storm o'er the ocean flew furious & fast
The storm o'er the ocean flew furious and fast

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers parted
Shipwreck

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10183

Titles:
Sailor dear

First Lines:
Ye maidens pretty in town and city

Themes:
Lovers parted
Cruel father

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5742

Titles:
William and Mary Ann
William and Mary Anne

First Lines:
Upon the beach two lovers strayed

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers parted

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 466

Titles:
The lover's lament for her sailor
The lovers lament for her sailor
O my love is dead

First Lines:
One evening of late as I walk'd on the shore
As I was walking on the sea shore
As I was a walking along the sea shore
As I was a walking all on the sea-shore
As I was walking along the sea shore
As I was walking along the sea-shore

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers parted

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 402

Titles:
Awake, drowsy sleeper
The drowsy sleeper

First Lines:
Awake, awake, you drowsy sleeper
Awake, awake, ye drowsy sleeper

Subjects:
Botany Bay (Australia)

Themes:
Letter-writing
Lovers parted

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2652

Titles:
Auld Robin Gray

First Lines:
When the sheep were in the fauld, and the kye at hame
When the sheep are in the fauld and the kye at hame
When the sheep are in the fauld, and a' the kye at hame

Themes:
Lovers parted
Wealth

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13786

Titles:
Lost Rosabel

First Lines:
They have given thee to another
They have given thee to another, they have broken every vow

Themes:
Lovers parted
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4433

Titles:
Alonzo the brave and the fair Imogine
Alonzo the brave, and the fair Imogine
A parody upon the poem of Alonzo the brave and the fair Imogene
Alonzo the brave and the fair Imogene
Alonzo the brave, and the fair Imogene

First Lines:
Young Damon and Phillis, whose hearts were entwined
Oh, I am going to sing a story which I sup- [sic] you all know
I am going to sing you a story, which I suppose you all know
A warrior so bold, and a virgin so bright

Themes:
Ghosts
Lovers parted
Unfaithfulness

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1000

Titles:
The bold privateer
Bold privateer

First Lines:
Adieu my lovely Nancy
Our anchor is a peak my love
It's O my dearest Polly
Far you well my dearest Polly
Fare you well my dearest Polly

Themes:
Sailors
Piracy
Lovers parted

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1020

Titles:
Gregral M'Chree
Sweet Gragal ma Chree
Gragerel Macgre
Grageral Macgree
Sweet Galmachree

First Lines:
I am a fond lover that is sorely opprest
I am am [sic] a fond lover that sorely opprest
I am a young lover and sorely oppress'd
I am a young lover that's sorely oppress'd
I am a young lover that is sorely oppressed

Themes:
Letter-writing
Lovers parted

Edition - Bod1414

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1780 and 1812

Imprint: John Evans, Printer, 42, Long-lane, West-smithfield, London

Notes:  Harding B 1(58) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: 622

Title: The Plymouth tragedy

First Line: Beautiful virgins of birth and breeding

References:

ESTC: N71525

Subjects:  India

Themes:  SailorsLovers parted

Harding B 1(57)

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Edition - Bod1712

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E. And 5, Back Church Lane, Cable Street, St. George's E.

Series Identifier: 567


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V999

Title: God bless these poor wimmin that's childer

First Line: God bless these poor wimmin that's childer

Themes:  Mothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8480

Title: Flowers of Edinburgh

First Line: My love was once a bonny boy

Themes:  Lovers parted

2806 c.11(195)

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