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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V266

Titles:
Answer to the Blue-ey'd stranger
Answer to the Blue ey'd stranger

First Lines:
It was in the pleasant month of May

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9516

Titles:
The damsel's complaint; or Jemmy's happy return

First Lines:
It was down in a grove a young damsel did live

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1886

Titles:
The lady of the lake

First Lines:
One evening as I chanced to stray, along the banks of the Clyde
One evening as I chanced to stray along the banks of Clyde

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1061

Titles:
The wealthy farmer's son
Wealthy farmer's son
The farmer's son

First Lines:
Come all you pretty maidens' fair, attend unto my song
Come all pretty fair maids, and attend unto my song
Come all you pretty maidens fair attend to my song
Come all prety [sic] fair maids, and listen unto my song
Come all you pretty maidens fair, attend unto my song

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9479

Titles:
Poor Kate of Kintore

First Lines:
As near castle Urquhart, a young soldier stray'd

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4975

Titles:
The Rose of Dundee
With lowly suit. As sung in No song no supper
The Rose o' Dundee

First Lines:
With lowly suit and plaintive ditty
Early one Monday morning as I walked Dundee street
Early one Mondy [sic] morning, as I walked Dundee street
Early one morning as I walked Dundee street

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8251

Titles:
The constant Valentine

First Lines:
On Valentine's morn as Sally fair in her chamber sat alone

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2837

Titles:
Fair Sally: or The bonny seaman

First Lines:
Fair Sally lov'd a bonny seaman

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 483

Titles:
Bailiff's daughter

First Lines:
I am a youth, a well beloved youth

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1448

Titles:
Pretty Caroline

First Lines:
One morning in the month of May
One morning in the month of May how sweetly shone the sun
One morning in the month of May, how sweetly shone the sun

Themes:
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2972

Titles:
William's return to his Mary

First Lines:
It was one summer morning just by the break of day
It was one summer's morning, just by the break of day
It was one snmmer [sic] morning just by the break of day

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3407

Titles:
Jemmy and Nancy's courtship on the banks of Tyne
Jemmy and Nancy on the banks of Tyne
Jemmy & Nancy's courtship

First Lines:
As I went out one summer's day
As I went out one summer day

Subjects:
Tyne River (England)
Tyne river (England)

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1526

Titles:
Poor and honest sodger
Poor but honest sodger

First Lines:
When wild war's deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning
When wild war's deadly blast was blown, and gentle peace returning
When wild wars deadly blast was blawn, and gentle peace returning
When wild wars deadly blast was blown and gentle peace returning

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 9260

Titles:
The bonny blue jacket
The lad in his jacket so blue
Blue jacket. A favourite new song
Bonny blue jacket
Bonny blue jacket my love was dressed in

First Lines:
As I was walking one morning in May
As early one morning I chanced for to roam
As early one morning I chanc'd for to roam
As I was a walking one morning in May
Early one morning as I chanced to roam

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1102

Titles:
She lives with her own granny dear
She lives with her own granny, dear
Her own granny dear
My own granny dear

First Lines:
Cri'd William when just come from sea
Cried William, when just come from sea
Cries William, when first come from sea
Cries William when first come from sea
Cri'd william, when just come from sea
Cried William when just come from sea

Themes:
Sailors
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V123

Titles:
Allen and Sally

First Lines:
'Twas in the evening of a wintry day

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4186

Titles:
The valiant maid

First Lines:
Come all you pretty maidens that are in cupid's chains
All you maids that love to play with Cupid's chain
Come all you pretty maidens that bears in cupids chains

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2968

Titles:
Jemmy's return from the roaring main. A new song

First Lines:
Oh! cruel pressgang my truelove to press

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Press-gangs

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4972

Titles:
The constant shepherd
The constant shepherd. A new song

First Lines:
O shepherd, the weather is misty and changing
O shepherd the weather is misty an' changing
O shepherd the weather is misty and changing

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Transvestism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3230

Titles:
Blue-ey'd Mary
Blue-eyed Mary

First Lines:
As I walked out one summer's morning
As I walked out one fine morning
As I walked out one summers morning
As I walk'd out one fine morning
As I walked out one morning

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 266

Titles:
The banks of Cludy [sic]
The banks of Claudy
Banks of Claudy

First Lines:
T'was one summer's morning, all in the month of May
As I roved out one morning all in the monh [sic] of May
It was one summer's morning, in the pleasant month of May

Subjects:
Troy
Spain

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 264

Titles:
Young & single sailor
The sailor's return

First Lines:
A fair maid walking in her garden
Its in the groves I chanced to walk
As a fair maid walked in a garden
As a fair maid was walking in a garden

Themes:
Sailors
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1825

Titles:
Rover's return. (Answer to \"I am a rover\")
The rover's return

First Lines:
My love was a rover, on roving bent

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Lovers reunited
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 581

Titles:
Jenny of the moor
Jenny of the Moor
Sweet Jenny of the Moor
Ellen, the maid of the moor
Jenny the maid of the moor

First Lines:
One morn for recreation, as I stray'd by the sea side
One morn, for recreation, as I strayed by the sea side
The lasses of Scotland are bonny & free
One morn for recreation as I strayed by the sea side
The lasses of Scotland are bonny and free
One morn, for recreation, as I strayed by the sea-side

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 191

Titles:
The white cockade!
White cockade
The inconstant lover; or, The blue cockade
The soldier's return
The white cockade

First Lines:
It was on one Monday morning
It was one Monday morning
T'was on one Monday morning as I tripped o'er the moss
[I]t was one monday morning, as I trip'd o'er the moss

Themes:
Soldiers
Lovers reunited

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