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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9631

Titles:
Answer to The wandering boy

First Lines:
O dark is the night and the wintry wind whistles

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14058

Titles:
Pity the orphan

First Lines:
O winter is set in

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8710

Titles:
The orphan boy

First Lines:
Stay, lady -- stay for mercy's sake
Stay lady -- stay for mercy's sake
Stay lady -- stay, for mercy's sake
Stay lady - stay for mercy's sake
Stay lady stay for mercy's sake

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V959

Titles:
Orphan boy's prayer

First Lines:
One fine summer's eve as I careless was straying
One fine summer's eve, as I careless was straying

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5458

Titles:
Orphan child
The orphan child

First Lines:
The night was dark as I did ramb[l]e
The night was dark as I did ramble
The night was dark, as I did ramble
The night was dark as I did wander

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2945

Titles:
The grave of Lilly Dale
Two orphans at their mother's grave
The two orphans, who were found sitting on their mother's grave. (Verses written by a Lady)

First Lines:
My chaise the village inn did gain
We smoothed down the locks of her soft golden hair

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8714

Titles:
The soldier's orphan

First Lines:
O dark is the night and the wintry wind whistles

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8712

Titles:
The orphan in distress

First Lines:
The thunder roars loudly, the wind howls around me

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3178

Titles:
Mary, the sailor's daughter

First Lines:
My father was a sailor brave

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8713

Titles:
The orphan girl

First Lines:
An orphan once in doleful plaint

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V485

Titles:
The affectionate mother; or, The orphan boy

First Lines:
Ye children, whom no absent joy

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1579

Titles:
Mother far away, sequel to Driven from home
Mother far away; sequel to Driven from home

First Lines:
One cold winter's night, my dear mother died

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7597

Titles:
The orphan, wet with the rain
The orphan wet with the rain

First Lines:
If pity sweet maid ever dwelt in thy breast
If pity, sweet maid, ever dwelt in thy breast
If pity sweet miad [sic] ever dwelt in thy breast

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13059

Titles:
The policeman's pet

First Lines:
\"That boy?\" No, he's not mine exactly

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3384

Titles:
Two orphan girls

First Lines:
Two orphan girls the tother day

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8711

Titles:
Live and conversion of the poor orphan sweep

First Lines:
O, when a boy, just few years old

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2809

Titles:
The poor little fisherman's girl

First Lines:
It was down in the country a poor girl was weeping

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9630

Titles:
Wandering boy
The wandering boy

First Lines:
When the wind whistles along the moor
When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor
The winter wind whistles along the wild moor
When the winter wind whistles across the wild moor
When the winter winds whistle along the wild moor

Themes:
Orphans

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12244

Titles:
Lucy's flittin'
Lucy's flittin

First Lines:
'Twas when the wan leaf frae the birk tree was fa'in'
Twas when the wan leaf frae the birk tree was fa'in

Themes:
Orphans

Edition - Bod4476

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 60 Chatham Street, N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Military cupid. Harding B 31(153) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 258

Title: The poor little soldier's boy

First Line: The snow was fast a falling

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 18(402)

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Edition - Bod4870

Imprint Names:  Woolcock, R.

Imprint Locations:  Helston

Imprint: R. Woolcock, Printer, Stationer, &c., Helston

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1746 is another edition Firth b.34(219) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V2945

Title: The orphans

First Line: My chaise the village inn did gain

Themes:  Orphans

Johnson Ballads 1745

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Edition - Bod4871

Imprint Names:  Woolcock, R.

Imprint Locations:  Helston

Imprint: Woolcock, General & Commercial Printer, Helston

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1745 is another edition Firth b.34(219) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V2945

Title: The orphans

First Line: My chaise the village inn did gain

Themes:  Orphans

Johnson Ballads 1746

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Edition - Bod4872

Imprint Names:  Woolcock, R.

Imprint Locations:  Helston

Imprint: Printed by R. Woolcock, Helston, Cornwall

Notes:  Johnson Ballads 1745 is another edition Johnson Ballads 1746 is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V2945

Title: The orphans

First Line: My chaise the village inn did gain

Themes:  Orphans

Firth b.34(219)

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Edition - Bod1160

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1845 and 1859

Imprint: A. Ryle & Co., Printers, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Johnson Ballads 3075.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8712

Title: The orphan in distress

First Line: The thunder roars loudly, the wind howls around me

Tune: The angels whisper

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 16(192b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Harding B 17(227b)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod1599

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale toy and marble warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew-street, Seven Dials

Notes:  Harding B 11(2887) is another impression Harding B 11(2891) is another edition.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 21

Title: The outlandish knight

First Line: An outlandish knight came from the north lands

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter winds whistle along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

Performers:  Freyer, Master

Performance Locations:  London concert

Themes:  Orphans

Harding B 11(2886)

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