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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1044

Rise gentle moon
Gentle moon
Rise, gentle moon
Rise! gentle moon

First Lines:
Day has gone down o'er the Baltic's broad billow
Day has gone down on the Baltic's broad billow
Day has gone down, on the Baltic's bright billow


Edition - Bod13802

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Imprint: Wholesale Song Mart

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5513

Title: Chandlers shop

First Line: Oh Sally Sime, when we get wed

Themes:  Shopkeepers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13876

Title: Lovely night

First Line: Lovely night! lovely night

Authors:  Lemon, Mark, 1809-1870

Themes:  Night

Harding B 11(567)

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Edition - Bod13791

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 529

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V909

Title: The charity boy

First Line: No doubt you wonders who I is

Subjects:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

Themes:  EducationChildren

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13229

Title: Buy a broom

First Line: From Trenchland I came with my light ware all laden

Themes:  Street traders

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1044

Title: Rise, gentle moon

First Line: Day has gone down on the Baltic's broad billow

Themes:  Night

Harding B 11(575)

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Edition - Bod14038

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer Toy and Marble warehouse 6, Great st, Andre[w] street Dials

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13886

Title: Glee, -- (three voices)

First Line: To all you ladies now at land

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V22054

Title: The Englishman's wife; God bless her

First Line: A full glass of brandy come fill full for me

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V16448

Title: Parody; \"on love was once a little boy

First Line: I love a little lass, oh dear

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V1244

Title: Parody on the minstrel boy

First Line: The fiddler's boy to the fair has gone

Themes:  FairsMusicians

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V18439

Title: Guy Fawkes

First Line: I sing a doleful tragedy: Guy Fawkes the prince of sinisters

Subjects:  Fawkes, Guy, 1570-1606

Themes:  Guy Fawkes day

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V640

Title: Move on there, or the devil and the watchman

First Line: Charley was a watchman rare

Subjects:  London (England)

Themes:  Watchmen

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V18590

Title: The sweets of love

First Line: Life with all its fading joys

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V2849

Title: Sally and Billy, or the fatal repulse

First Line: Young Billy went a courting

Themes:  Murder

9th Ballad - Roud Number: V20592

Title: The midnight serenade

First Line: Now when half the world is dreamine [sic]

Themes:  Night

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V31317

Title: A lover's entreaty

First Line: Now your old dad is dreaming, love

11th Ballad - Roud Number: V1050

Title: The frozen river

First Line: When winter chains from shore to shore

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V27488

Title: Parody ou [sic] 'Isable' [sic]

First Line: Wake, dearest wake, while the gas lamps are glaring

13th Ballad - Roud Number: V5948

Title: Very well I did it at the price sir

First Line: When I left my native village to see this jolly town

Themes:  Countryman in London

Harding B 11(863)

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