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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11976

Titles:
The contented wife

First Lines:
A wife I have been for this seven long years

Themes:
Marriage - women

Edition - Bod1833

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1674 and 1679

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Veres [sic], J. Wright and J. Clarke


Ballad

Title: The damosels hard shift for a husband; or A womans delight is all in a man

First Line: I am a young damosel both beautious and fair

Tune: Oh how I sigh

Themes:  Marriage - women

4o Rawl. 566(131)

Notes:  Torn lower edge; lacking part of imprint.


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Edition - Bod2545

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London: Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W.S. Fortey, Monmouth Court, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V983

Title: The woman that wished she never got married

First Line: Young ladies, have pity on me

Themes:  Marriage - women

Harding B 11(4277)

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Edition - Bod2546

Imprint Names:  [Ryle and Paul]

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1838 and 1859

Imprint: [...] and Co., Printers, 2 an[d 3,] Monmouth Court, Seven Dial[s]


Ballad - Roud Number: V983

Title: The woman that wished she'd never got married

First Line: Young ladies, have pity on me

Themes:  Marriage - women

Harding B 11(4278)

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Edition - Bod7109

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: London: Printed by A. Ryle and Co., at their Wholesale Book Warehouse, 2 and 3, Monmouth Court, Soven [sic] Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1112

Title: The rover

First Line: I am a rover and that's well known

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5542

Title: Kiss and be friends

First Line: I from childhood was always to friendship inclined

Themes:  Marriage - women

Firth b.26(243)

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Edition - Bod7554

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 12904

Title: Mary of Argyle

First Line: I have heard the mavis singing

Authors:  Jefferys, Charles, 1807-1865

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: The dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women, wherever you may be

Themes:  Marriage - women

Firth b.27(245)

Notes:  Imprint defaced


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Edition - Bod10243

Imprint Names:  Sanderson

Imprint Locations:  Edinburgh

Date  between 1830 and 1910

Imprint: [...] Edinburgh


Ballad - Roud Number: V7063

Title: Some wish that they were single

First Line: Ye single girls, a warning take

Themes:  Marriage - women

Firth c.20(68)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod10318

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14, Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V11976

Title: The contented wife

First Line: A wife I have been for this seven long years

Themes:  Marriage - women

Firth c.20(93)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(412)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9334

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Notes:  See 2806 c.13(163) for imprint Slip. Part of a sheet of two ballads. See 2806 c.13(163)


Ballad - Roud Number: V8211

Title: I wish I was lying alone

First Line: You ladies have pity on me

Themes:  Marriage - women

Firth c.20(69)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod9918

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V979

Title: The fair married dames

First Line: Ye fair marry'd dames, who so often deplore

Themes:  Marriage - women

Firth c.18(54)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.20(7)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod15044

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitts, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, 31, Dudley Street, (late Monmouth [Street)] Seven Dials

Notes:  Firth b.25(398) is another impression.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21420

Title: Pleasures of matrimony

First Line: [S]even long years I've been a good wife

Themes:  Marriage - women

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2683

Title: Tara's old hall

First Line: O Erin my country, altho' thy harp slumbers

Subjects:  Ireland

Johnson Ballads 580

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Edition - Bod17609

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, printer Toy and Marble war[e]house 6, Gt. Saint Andrew Street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 802

Title: Dont let me die a maid

First Line: One day as I was walking I saw a lovely maid

Themes:  Marriage - women

Harding B 25(542)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18616

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1684]

Imprint: Printed for J. Deacon, at the Angel in Guilt-spur-street, without Newgate


Ballad - Roud Number: V30340

Title: The sorrowful assembly: or, The maidens humble petition to the batchelors of London, to be kind to them in their distress

First Line: Batchelors how could you prove so unkind

Tune: The ladies of London

References:

ESTC: R184486

Themes:  Marriage - women

Wood 417(134)

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Harding B 39(100)

Notes:  Harding B 39(100) is a photograph of Wood 417(134).


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Edition - Bod19488

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: From the Office of G. Walker, Printer, Sadler Street, Durham


Ballad

Title: The brother's advice to his sister, after marriage

First Line: Let not my sister, tho' a wife

Themes:  Marriage - women

Johnson Ballads 1578

Notes:  The cuts are coloured


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Edition - Bod19901

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: A true woman's story

First Line: They say that woman's heart is false

Authors:  Robinson, John Ryley

Themes:  Marriage - women

Edition - Bod21434

Imprint Names:  Lindsay, J.

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  between 1851 and 1910

Imprint: Sold by James Lindsay, Printer and Wholesale Stationer, &c., 9 King Street, (off Trongate,) Glasgow


Ballad

Title: The tid is on me now

First Line: It was on a Monday morning

Themes:  Marriage - women

2806 c.13(285)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod21646

Imprint Names:  Birmingham, W.

Imprint Locations:  Dublin

Date  c.1867

Notes:  For imprint attribution see Carnell (1979): F40(E) Slip. Appears also in a sheet of three ballads; see Harding B 19(38)


Ballad - Roud Number: V8211

Title: I wish I was lying alone

First Line: Young ladies have pity on me

Themes:  Marriage - women

2806 c.15(175)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth c.20(67)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod23590

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.Whitwood, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1666 and 1679

Imprint: London, Printed for W. Thackery, T. Passenger, and W. Whitwood


Ballad

Title: [T]he country lasses good counsel to all her fellow-maids

First Line: [Come] all you young damsels where ever you dwell

Tune: Shrewsbury for me

Authors:  Wade, Edward

References:

ESTC: R232943

Themes:  Marriage - women

Douce Ballads 1(33b)

Notes:  Sheet divided; torn left edge and cropped at centre fold


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Edition - Bod23629

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in Py-corner


Ballad - Roud Number: V33041

Title: The daughters complaint, to her mother, for a husband

First Line: As I walkt forth upon a day

Tune: The Spanish paving, or The lovers dream, or Martin Parker's medley

References:

ESTC: R232976

Themes:  Marriage - women

Douce Ballads 1(52a)

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Douce Ballads 1(66b)

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Edition - Bod23710

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1671 and 1704

Imprint: Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-spur-street, without Newgate


Ballad - Roud Number: V20940

Title: The good wives fore-cast, or, The kind and loving mothers counsel to her daughter after marriage

First Line: My daughter dear, now since you are become a bride

Tune: Why are my eyes, still flowing

References:

ESTC: R227198

Themes:  Marriage - women

Douce Ballads 1(91a)

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Harding B 3(114)

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Edition - Bod23739

Imprint Names:  Clarke, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1673 and 1686

Imprint: London Printed for J. Clark, at the Bible and Harp in West- Smith-field


Ballad - Roud Number: V32589

Title: The maidens fairing, or, A pattern pickt out against young men

First Line: Come all you young girls in town or in city

Tune: We'l role in money

Authors:  Wade, John

References:

ESTC: R233308

Themes:  Marriage - women

Douce Ballads 2(144a)

Notes:  Sheet divided


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Edition - Bod23939

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, near the Hospital-gate, in West-Smithfield


Ballad

Title: The West-country maids advice

First Line: Fair maids draw near to me a while

Tune: Hey boys, up go we

Authors:  Bowne, Tobias, 1672-1695

References:

ESTC: R235488

Themes:  Marriage - women

Douce Ballads 2(250b)

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Harding B 39(22)

Notes:  Harding B 39(22) is a photograph of Douce Ballads 2(250b).


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7063

Titles:
Some wish that they were single
Some with they were single

First Lines:
Ye single girls, a warning take

Themes:
Domestic strife
Marriage - women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23207

Titles:
Young girls mind this when you are married

First Lines:
I am a wife these dozen of years

Themes:
Housework
Marriage
Marriage - women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2062

Titles:
The bride's farewell
Bride's farewell

First Lines:
Farewell mother, tears are streming [sic]
Farewell, mother! tears are streaming
Farewell mother, tears are strem[i]ng [sic]
Farewell mother, tears are streaming
Farewell mother! tears are streaming

Themes:
Weddings
Marriage
Marriage - women

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