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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 17776

Poor Rose, the pride of the vale
Poor Rosa the pride of the vale

First Lines:
Come all you pretty damsels that dwell far and near
Come all you pretty damsels, that dwell far and near

Marriage - desertion

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1

A much [a]dmired [s]ong call[ed] the Dark-eyed gipsy O
Gipsy loddy
A much amired [sic] [s]ong called the dark-eyed gipsy O
Gypsy laddie
Gipsey laddie
The gipsy laddie
A much [a]dmired [s]ong called the Dark-eyed gipsy O
Gypsy loddy
The gipsy laddy
The gipsy laddie, O
Gipsy laddie

First Lines:
There was seven gipsies all in a row
There were seven gypsies all in a gang
There were seven gipsies in a gang
There were three gipsies in the east
There were three gipsies in a gang
There were seven gypsies in a gang
There was seven gipsies all in a gang

Runaway wife
Marriage - desertion

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