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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5263

Titles:
Sorrowful sighings of a broken and contrite heart

First Lines:
Young people all both far and near

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2013

Titles:
Lamentation on the dreadful robbery & murder of the widow Ryan & child

First Lines:
You tender-hearted Christians, of country and of town

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9935

Titles:
The Yorkshire tragedy, giving an account of the murder of Rachael Crossley ... by William Shaw

First Lines:
You lovers all, pray now attend

Subjects:
Huddersfield (England)

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10274

Titles:
A copy of verses composed on the horrid murder committed on Friday, October the 6th 1826, by William Timpson, on the body of Sarah Timpson his wife

First Lines:
Good Christians all I pray attend and lend a silent ear

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5418

Titles:
Widow Macfarlane's lamentation for her son

First Lines:
On the banks of Clyde I happened to wander

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9950

Titles:
The Sutton-in-Ashfield tragedy

First Lines:
The greatest of all miracles I'm going to unfold

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9931

Titles:
The Islington tragedy

First Lines:
A warning take by my sad fate

Subjects:
Somner, Celestia
Islington (England)

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3236

Titles:
Dennis and Mary, or love and revenge

First Lines:
Near Liverpool, in Lancashire

Subjects:
Liverpool (England)

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9942

Titles:
The Leominster tragedy, ... on the murder of Mary Cadwallader, by her husband

First Lines:
The sun had bow'd its crimson head

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1737

Titles:
Sentence on Mrs. Dyer for the Reading murders

First Lines:
Mrs. Dyer's convicted and sentenced to be hung

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2849

Titles:
Sally and Billy, or the Fatal repulse
Sally and Billy, or the fatal repulse

First Lines:
Young Billy went a courting

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13741

Titles:
The fathers, lament, for his son, Laureenc [sic], King

First Lines:
Atend [sic] each loveing [sic] parent and listen to this tragedy

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8410

Titles:
Lines on the sad fate of Charles Peace

First Lines:
The scaffold now has done its duty

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9755

Titles:
Barbarous murder near Stoke. A widow, named Martha Silitoe, 70 years of age, has been cruelly murdered

First Lines:
At the village of Hanford, near Stoke-upon-Trent

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1358

Titles:
The Gloucestershire tragedy; or, The unnatural mother

First Lines:
Both young and old I pray draw near

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8800

Titles:
Lines written on the condemned men for the Phoenix park murders

First Lines:
Miserable indeed must those poor men be

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6602

Titles:
Copy of verses on the shocking wife murder at Boston, Lincolnshire

First Lines:
You feeling Christians pay attention

Subjects:
Boston (England)

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9977

Titles:
A ne[w] song called the Lochamn tragedy. Or the lamentable lines on Patrick Power, who was executed ... for the murder of his fatber [sic]

First Lines:
All you that have kind feeling hearts, with me now sympatize [sic]

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5682

Titles:
Sarah Gale's lament

First Lines:
As I walk'd down by the walls of Newgate

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10278

Titles:
Lines on the fearful murder near Burselm, on the 5th of October, 1878, when ... Eliza Bloor, was brutally murdered

First Lines:
A dreadful murder near to Burselm

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3530

Titles:
Lines on the funeral procession... in Cork city, on Sunday Dec., 1st, to the memory of Wm Allen, Michl. O'Brien, Michl Larkin

First Lines:
You sons of the green land of Erin

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9951

Titles:
The Hallgarth mill tragedy

First Lines:
Great God thine eye sees far and wide

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4593

Titles:
Mary Martin and Abel Hill

First Lines:
At Bradley-bridge in Strafforshire [sic]

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4546

Titles:
The Bellevue baby mrs. Cunningham's adopted

First Lines:
A doctor of note in New York did dwell

Themes:
Murder

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8215

Titles:
The bloody squire, or the Derbyshire tragedy. A new song

First Lines:
Come all you jovial farmers bold, and damsels sweet and fair

Themes:
Murder

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