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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14245

Titles:
Twelve points

First Lines:
My gift is, a dozen of points
My gift is small, a dozen of points

Themes:
Religion
Morality

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9422

Titles:
Prides fall, or a warning for all English women. By the example of a strange monster born of late in Germany, by a merchants proud wife in Geneva

First Lines:
Englands fair dainty dames see here the fall of pride

Subjects:
Germany
Holland

Themes:
Merchants
Monstrous births
Morality

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9228

Titles:
Bottle of rum
Bottle of good rum

First Lines:
Let farmers praise their grounds, & huntsmen praise their hounds
Let farmers praise their grounds and huntsmen praise their hounds

Themes:
Drinking
Moral reform

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9924

Titles:
The Hampshire tragedy: shewing how a servant maid first robbed her master, and was afterwards struck dead for telling a lie
The Hampshire tragedy

First Lines:
Come all ye maidens and draw near
Come all you pretty Hampshire girls

Subjects:
Aldershot (England)

Themes:
Soldiers
Murder - 19th century
Prostitution
Servants
Morality

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9305

Titles:
A new election song
Tom Careless

First Lines:
Tom Careless was odd, like a genius some said
Come each loyal freeman, attend to my song

Subjects:
Glynn, John, 1722-1779
Blackett, Walter, Sir, 1708-1777
Newcastle (England)
Delaval, John
Ridley, Matthew White, Sir
Phipps, Constantine John, 1744-1794

Themes:
Politics and government - 18th century
Parliamentary elections, Newcastle, 1774
Stoicism
Morality

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