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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3324

Titles:
Answer to Three strings to my bow

First Lines:
Oh hear the compalnt [sic] of a maiden
Oh hear the complaint of a maiden
Oh! hear the complaint of a maiden

Themes:
Marriage prospects

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 21505

Titles:
Mother says I mus'nt
Mother says I musn't
Mother says I must'nt

First Lines:
I fell in love with a pretty girl

Themes:
Marriage prospects

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10198

Titles:
A new ballad of an amorous coachman

First Lines:
I went to the fair to pick out a wife

Themes:
Marriage prospects

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5999

Titles:
A twelvemonth I rambled

First Lines:
A twelvemonth I rambled this town then I vow

Themes:
Marriage prospects

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13796

Titles:
Why dont the men propose mamma

First Lines:
I've tried to win by languishing

Themes:
Marriage prospects

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5837

Titles:
Oh! give me a girl that will stick up to me
O give me a girl that will stick up to me

First Lines:
O give me a girl that will stick up to me

Themes:
Marriage prospects

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V589

Titles:
Advice to the ladies in the choice of a husband

First Lines:
If you are not too proud for a word of advice

Themes:
Marriage prospects

Edition - Bod6079

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnah [sic], Printer, 2, Monmouth-ourt [sic], 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V15934

Title: The love-sick maid

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids some older some younger

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Firth c.20(30)

Notes:  Firth c.20(30); Imperfect: imprint defaced. Slip


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Harding B 17(179a)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6728

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: E. Hodges, from Pitt's, Wholesale Toy and Marble Warehouse, [31, Dudley] Street (Late Monmouth Street,) Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13881

Title: Old house at home

First Line: Oh! the old house at home

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16983

Title: Mamma won't l[et me] marry yet

First Line: Mamma won't let me marry yet

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Firth b.25(386)

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Firth c.20(29)

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Edition - Bod12738

Imprint Names:  King, T.Green, G.

Imprint Locations:  BirminghamLondon

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Printed by T. King, Birmigham [sic], and sold by Mr. Green, at his Music Stall, near the Turnpike, City-road, and at 27, Featherstone-street, City-road

Series Identifier: 336


Ballad - Roud Number: V5837

Title: O give me a girl that will stick up to me

First Line: O give me a girl that will stick up to me

Tune: Give me a cot

Attributation: Written and sung by W. Bateman

Authors:  Bateman, W.

Performers:  Bateman, W.

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Harding B 11(2750)

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Johnson Ballads 1422

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Edition - Bod7268

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, and Childrens' bookseller, 30, Kent Street, Borough


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V17025

Title: My daughter's an accomplished girl

First Line: My daughter's an accomplish'd girl

Tune: Music composed by Blewitt

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Themes:  Marriage prospects

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V34893

Title: The biter bit! Or, John Brown and the Devil to pay

First Line: Twas on a dark November night

Tune: Cork leg

Authors:  Lowe, C.

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V7588

Title: My Irish lad

First Line: An Irish lad my love was born

Tune: A Highland lad

Authors:  Baber, G.

Subjects:  Ireland

Firth b.26(396)

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Harding B 11(2528)

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Edition - Bod10189

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J Pitts 14, Great st. Andrew Street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V5999

Title: A twelvemonth I rambled

First Line: A twelvemonth I rambled this town then I vow

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Firth c.20(64)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod10269

Imprint Names:  The Poet's box

Imprint Locations:  Glasgow

Date  1857

Imprint: ... the Poet's Box ... Saturday Morning, May 23, 1857


Ballad - Roud Number: V29770

Title: Great need of a wife. 4th ed

First Line: Lassies, I'm in great need of a wife

Tune: I'm looking out

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Firth c.20(38)

Notes:  Imprint defaced Slip


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Edition - Bod8421

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: H. Disley, Printer, London


Ballad - Roud Number: 21505

Title: Mother says I musn't

First Line: I fell in love with a pretty girl

Notes:  Verse and prose

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Firth c.20(189)

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Harding B 20(112)

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Edition - Bod15556

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: [J.] Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dial[s]


Ballad - Roud Number: V20493

Title: Number one

First Line: It's very hard! ... and so it is

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Firth c.20(27)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(175c)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19208

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach 2, Monmouth-Court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3324

Title: Answer to Three strings to my bow

First Line: Oh hear the complaint of a maiden

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Johnson Ballads 154

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod22429

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, No. 15, Water Lane, Fleet Street, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V589

Title: Advice to the ladies in the choice of a husband

First Line: If you are not too proud for a word of advice

References:

ESTC: N71608

Themes:  Marriage prospects

2806 c.18(1)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth b.34(1)

Notes:  Slip


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Firth c.20(51)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(9)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod23642

Imprint Names:  Deacon, J.Blare, J.Brooksby, P.Back, J.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1683 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, J. Deacon, J. Blare, and J. Back


Ballad

Title: The undutiful daughter of Devonshire: or, The careful kind indulgent fathers entreaties for her to forsake her lover a spend-thrift, and to embrace a farmers hopeful son

First Line: Behold I am an aged man

Tune: How can I be merry or glad

References:

ESTC: R233010

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Douce Ballads 1(58b)

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Edition - Bod23707

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby at the Golden Ball in Pye-Corner


Ballad - Roud Number: V10198

Title: A new ballad of an amorous coachman

First Line: I went to the fair to pick out a wife

Tune: There was a brisk lass

References:

ESTC: R232856

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Douce Ballads 1(8a)

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Edition - Bod23718

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: V6917

Title: The hasty damosel. Or, Her worthy praise of her beloved William, a seaman

First Line: Mother, pray when shall I marry

Tune: The seamans departure

References:

ESTC: R11889

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Douce Ballads 1(94b)

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Edition - Bod23719

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby in West-smithfield


Ballad

Title: The Hartford-shire damosel in great distress

First Line: You pritty damsels fair and young

Tune: My father gave me house and land

References:

ESTC: R233130

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Douce Ballads 1(95a)

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Edition - Bod23741

Imprint Names:  Burton, R.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1641 and 1674

Imprint: London, Printed for Rich. Burton at the Horse-shoe in West- Smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: 818

Title: The maidens sad complaint for want of a husband

First Line: O when shall I be married

Tune: Hogh, when shall I be married

Authors:  W., L.

References:

ESTC: R233312

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Douce Ballads 2(145a)

Notes:  Sheet divided


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Edition - Bod23862

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

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


Ballad - Roud Number: V29198

Title: The sorrowful damsels lamentation for want of a husband

First Line: I am a poor maiden lives in great distress

Tune: The country farmer

References:

ESTC: R227381

Themes:  Marriage prospects

Douce Ballads 2(209a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3724

Titles:
Kate Mooney's portion
Miss. Kitty Mooney's fortune
Kate Moony's portion
Kitty Mooney's portion
Kate Mooneys portion

First Lines:
My name is Dick Moone'y [sic], I am very near dying
O! my name is Dick Moony, I'm very near dying
My name is Dick Mooney I'm very near dying
My name is Dick Mooney, I am very near dying
My name is Dick Mooney, I'm very near dying

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Inheritance
Marriage prospects
Marriage prospects - women
Women

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V977

Titles:
O dear, how I long to get married
Oh dear, how I long to get married!
Oh dear! how I long to get married
Oh dear! how I long to get married!
Oh dear! how I long [to] get married
O dear how I long to get married

First Lines:
I am a damsel so blooming and gay

Subjects:
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Marriage prospects - women
Marriage
Marriage prospects
Spinsters

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