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Edition - Bod20243

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad

Title: A song

First Line: Come all you honest Torys

Themes:  Politics and government1838

2nd Ballad

Title: The downfall of the Whigs

First Line: The Whigs they think to carry a great show

Themes:  Politics and government

Johnson Ballads 2859

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9301

Titles:
A new song on the election

First Lines:
O the general election is coming they say

Themes:
Politics and government

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12282

Titles:
The ploughman's ditty, being an answer to that foolish question, \"What have the poor to lose?\"
The plowman's ditty; being an answer to that foolish question, \"What have the poor to lose?\"
The ploughman's ditty: being an answer to that foolish question, \"What have the poor to lose?\"

First Lines:
Because I'm but poor

Subjects:
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:
Politics and government

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10011

Titles:
Elijah's mantle

First Lines:
When, by th' Almighty's dread command

Themes:
Politics and government

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3536

Titles:
Three cheers for brave Gore and repeal

First Lines:
O you new ross free holders that loves liberty

Themes:
Politics and government - Ireland

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11981

Titles:
A quayside canticle

First Lines:
How doth the little busy B

Themes:
Politics and government

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12814

Titles:
The Highland garb

First Lines:
In the days when Scotia's fame was young

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Politics and government - Scotland

Edition - Bod1361

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: V12814

Title: The Highland garb

First Line: In the days when Scotia's fame was young

Attributation: Composed by a young gentleman of the University of Edinburgh

Subjects:  Scotland

Themes:  Politics and government - Scotland

2806 c.14(97)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5228

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.BennettPierceBatchelar, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonBrightonSouthboroughLondon

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2 Monmouth-court. Sold by Batchelar, 14, Hackney Road Crescent; Bennett, Edward-st, Brighton, & Pierce, Southborough

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.25(84)


Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva wos viewing of some implements

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Politics and government

Firth c.16(94)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod206

Imprint Names:  Major, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: T. Major Printer and Publisher, 52 Wych Street Strand


Ballad

Title: Lamentation of the Tory boroughmongers

First Line: Oh, dear, what will become of us

Tune: Oh dear what can the matter be

Themes:  Politics and government

Johnson Ballads fol. 106

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Edition - Bod304

Imprint Names:  Berry and Davy

Imprint Locations:  Norwich

Date  between 1744 and 1768

Imprint: Berry & Davy, Printers, 13, Pottergate Street, near Cockey- Lane, Norwich


1st Ballad

Title: Twelfth night characters. No. 4

First Line: Will you walk into our parlour

Tune: Will you come to the Bower

Themes:  Politics and government

2nd Ballad
3rd Ballad
4th Ballad
Johnson Ballads fol. 243A

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Edition - Bod3112

Imprint Names:  Sharp, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  c.1845

Imprint: Sharp, Printer, 30, Kent Street

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Harding B 11(1392)


Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

Themes:  Politics and government

Harding B 16(106d)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod3368

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: John Harkness, Printer, Preston

Series Identifier: 76


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16678

Title: The noble sportsmen

First Line: Since Parliament is prorogued, I think 'twould not be wrong

Themes:  Politics and government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 490

Title: Wild and wicked youth

First Line: In Newry town I was bred and born

Themes:  Highwaymen

Harding B 20(117)

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Edition - Bod11236

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V11981

Title: A quayside canticle

First Line: How doth the little busy B

Notes:  Dedicated (without permission) to the Conservative candidate of East All Saints

Themes:  Politics and government

Harding B 11(3194)

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Edition - Bod12016

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, wholesale Toy and Marble warehouse, 6, Gt. St. Andrews Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 918

Title: The monkey turned barber

First Line: A frolicksome spark in Dublin did dwell

Themes:  Barbers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

Themes:  Politics and government

Harding B 11(2479)

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Johnson Ballads 916

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Edition - Bod12682

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 33


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9301

Title: A new song on the election

First Line: O the general election is coming they say

Themes:  Politics and government

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 8515

Title: Within a mile of Edinburgh town

First Line: 'Twas within a mile o' Edinburgh town

Authors:  D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723

Harding B 11(2676)

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Edition - Bod8893

Imprint Names:  s.n.

Imprint Locations:  s.l.

Ballad - Roud Number: V16678

Title: The noble sportsman

First Line: Since parliament it is prorogued, I think 'twould not be wrong

Themes:  Politics and government

2806 c.13(232)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod9461

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: The grand conversation held under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva were viewing some implements

Tune: The land of liberty

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

Themes:  Politics and government

Firth c.16(95)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16260

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: Libertatis amator: a litany

First Line: From the lawless dominion of mitre and crown

Themes:  Politics and government

Harding B 2(30)

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Edition - Bod18378

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1790]

Ballad - Roud Number: V25929

Title: To \"A waking burgess\"

First Line: If sleeping's a crime, ev'ry school-boy can tell us

References:

ESTC: T208201

Themes:  Politics and government

Harding B 3(15)

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Edition - Bod18749

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Henry Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St Giles


Ballad

Title: A political catechism for children of riper years

First Line: Now attend to good advice, -- little Johnny, O

Notes:  Verse and prose

Subjects:  Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878

Themes:  Politics and government

Johnson Ballads 324

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Johnson Ballads 325

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Edition - Bod19945

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1806]

Ballad - Roud Number: V10011

Title: Elijah's mantle

First Line: When, by th' Almighty's dread command

Themes:  Politics and government

Johnson Ballads 2471

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Edition - Bod20084

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V35079

Title: \"Little Pem-Bee\"

First Line: To the Tory committee, 'twas Pemberton spoke

Tune: Bonnie Dundee

Subjects:  Pemberton, Thomas, Baron Kingsdown, 1793-1867

Themes:  Politics and government

Johnson Ballads 2649

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Edition - Bod20165

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V12282

Title: The plowman's ditty; being an answer to that foolish question, \"What have the poor to lose?\"

First Line: Because I'm but poor

Tune: He that has the best wife

Themes:  Politics and government

Johnson Ballads 2751

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Edition - Bod20188

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1892]

Ballad

Title: A Rad's apology

First Line: Because I wrote a little bill

Authors:  B., W.H.

Themes:  Politics and government

Johnson Ballads 2785

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