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Edition - Bod4925

Imprint Names:  Barrow, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1785

Imprint: Published by J. Barrow, Aug 30, 1785. Sold by Parsley, Christ Church, Surry, and by Rich, No. 75, Fleet-Street

Notes:  An engraving.


Ballad - Roud Number: V20457

Title: Mr. Axe and Mr. Tax. The fame of the shop, or Billy's desert

First Line: I sing of the shop

Subjects:  Pitt, William, 1759-1806

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 93)

Notes:  The illustration is coloured.


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Edition - Bod4926

Imprint Names:  Rich, E.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1787

Imprint: Published as the Act directs, by E. Rich, No. 55, Fleet- Street, Feburary 1, 1787

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V14089

Title: The politic farmer; or, a fig for taxation

First Line: A whimsical farmer in Cheshire, they say

Tune: Roast beef

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxation

Firth b.22(f. 94)

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Edition - Bod5304

Imprint Names:  Barrow, J.ParsleyRich

Imprint Locations:  LondonChrist ChurchLondon

Date  1785

Imprint: Published by J. Barrow, Aug. 20, 1785. Sold by Parsley, Christ Church, Surry; and by Rich, No. 75, Fleet-Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V20457

Title: Mr. Axe and Mr. Tax. The fame of the shop, or Billy's desert

First Line: I sing of the shop

References:

ESTC: T41499

Subjects:  Pitt, William, 1759-1806

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 295

Notes:  The illustration is coloured


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Edition - Bod236

Imprint Names:  Howard, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1762

Imprint: Sold by the Author, opposite the Union Coffee-House, in the Strand, near Temple-Bar


Ballad

Title: The masquerade; or the Political bagpiper. A new comic song

First Line: Bra' John o' Boot was a bonny muckle mon

Tune: The flowers of Edinburgh

Authors:  Howard, H. (Henry)

References:

ESTC: T39022

Subjects:  Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 162

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Edition - Bod244

Imprint Names:  Howard, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [c.1762]

Imprint: Sold by the Author, opposite the Union Coffee-House, in the Strand, near Temple-Bar


Ballad - Roud Number: V30877

Title: The queen's ass. A new humorous allegorical song

First Line: Ye Bucks and ye Jemmies who amble the Park

Notes:  Johnson Ballads fol. 165 is a reply

Subjects:  Charlotte Sophia, Queen, consort of George III, King of Great Britain, 1744-1818

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 164

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Edition - Bod388

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1762

Notes:  Publish'd ... Sepr. 2d 1762


Ballad - Roud Number: V1335

Title: Iohn Bull's house sett in flames

First Line: Iohn Bulls house in flames, to whom is this owing?

Subjects:  Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 365

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Edition - Bod6399

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1778]

Ballad - Roud Number: V28055

Title: Cox-heath camp. A new song

First Line: Adieu to dear London the gay folks all cry

References:

ESTC: N71405

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryWar

Firth b.22(f. 108/1)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod6425

Imprint Names:  Mahon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1756]

Imprint: Printed by Jack Mahon, at the Sign of the three Messengers in Little Britain


Ballad

Title: The wonder of Surry! the wonder of Surry! Or the genuine speech of an old British oak

First Line: As Newc---le late retreating

Tune: Hosier's ghost

References:

ESTC: T197797

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 56/1)

Notes:  The date is given in MS. Slip



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Johnson Ballads fol. 235

Notes:  The date is given in MS. Slip


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Edition - Bod2952

Imprint Names:  Evans, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1792

Imprint: Published Dec. 10 1792 by J. Evans, No. 42 Long Lane West Smithfield

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad

Title: Cornwallis triumphant

First Line: Come all you loyall Britons, give ear unto my song

Subjects:  Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Earl, 1738-1805

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 96)

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Edition - Bod12630

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1784]

Ballad - Roud Number: V27244

Title: England's delight; or, The downfall of Fox. A favorite new song

First Line: Now Britons let's rejoice

References:

ESTC: T195611

Subjects:  Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Harding B 22(74)

Notes:  MS note: Feb 1784 Slip


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Edition - Bod10935

Imprint Names:  Fowler

Imprint Locations:  Salisbury

Date  between 1770 and 1800

Imprint: Fowler, Printer, Salisbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V20621

Title: The ABC representatives

First Line: Begin with great A first, you silly old drone

References:

ESTC: T19053

Subjects:  Pitt, William, 1759-1806Yonge, William, Sir, d. 1755Flood, Henry, 1732-1791Hayley, William, 1745-1820Palmerston, Henry Temple, Viscount, 1739-1802Rolle, John Rolle, Baron, 1750-1842Newcastle, Henry Fiennes Clinton, Duke, 1720-1794

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryParliament

Harding B 14(1)

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Edition - Bod8196

Imprint Names:  Mahon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1756]

Imprint: Printed for Jack Mahon, at the Sign of the three Messengers, in Little-Britain

Notes:  MS. Gough Oxon. 49(f. 173) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V26838

Title: The freeholder's ditty

First Line: Here's to thee, neighbour, e'er we part

Tune: Moggy Lauder

References:

ESTC: T27239

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryHistory

Firth b.22(f. 55)

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Edition - Bod15838

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1756]

Ballad - Roud Number: V11420

Title: The old British foxhunter's cry. Talio, talio

First Line: To lead on the war, and to humble proud France

References:

ESTC: T203641

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 56/2)

Notes:  Slip



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Johnson Ballads fol. 388

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod16433

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1774]

Ballad - Roud Number: V34409

Title: The echo of freedom

First Line: The echo of freedom call Britons to rise

Tune: Echoing horn, in Thomas and Sally

References:

ESTC: T225340

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryLiberty

Harding B 29(5)

Notes:  Holed. Slip


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Edition - Bod16502

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1763]

Ballad - Roud Number: V30644

Title: Number 45. Wilkes and liberty or The downfall of the jack- boot

First Line: O B*** thou simple Scot

Notes:  No. 45 was the controversial issue of Wilkes's periodical The North Briton

References:

ESTC: T196065

Subjects:  Wilkes, John, 1727-1797Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryLiberty

Harding B 22(226)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod17894

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1763]

Ballad - Roud Number: V14216

Title: The hatchet & block, or L---d B---'s triumph. A new song

First Line: Good people attend I'll sing you a song

Tune: There was a magpye

References:

ESTC: T36034

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 69a)

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Edition - Bod17901

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1782]

Ballad - Roud Number: V8825

Title: The names and characters of the new ministry. Addressed to the public

First Line: The wheel of England's turn'd about

References:

ESTC: T193084

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Douce Prints S 9(p. 137)

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Edition - Bod18084

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [c.1763]

Ballad

Title: The English-man's wish

First Line: Now England it seems doth with troubles abound

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Firth b.22(f. 69/2)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod18342

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1774]

Ballad - Roud Number: V22093

Title: Freedom's glory. A [ne]w song

First Line: Britannia look down, and complacently smile

Tune: By Jove I'll [be] free

References:

ESTC: T203472

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryLiberty

Harding B 29(26)

Notes:  Title torn. Slip


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Edition - Bod18559

Imprint Names:  Burd, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1763]

Imprint: London: Printed for J. Burd, in the Temple-Exchange Passage, Fleet-street


Ballad - Roud Number: V27175

Title: Excise a-la-mode; or, Sawney's oeconomy. A new song

First Line: All the friends of the land, who corruption withstand

Tune: The old woman of Grimstone

References:

ESTC: T183833

Subjects:  Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryTaxation

Johnson Ballads fol. 5A

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Edition - Bod18861

Imprint Names:  Eynon, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  1756

Imprint: Published, July 23 1756 ... by J. Eynon ye Corner of Castle Alley in Threadneedle Street


Ballad - Roud Number: V28346

Title: A grand consultation of physitians or, an Attempt to assign the cause of a sickly & languishing constitution

First Line: O muse these emblematick forms expound

Subjects:  Newcastle, Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of, 1693-1768

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 51

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Edition - Bod19275

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1784]

Ballad

Title: Westminster-meeting or, The dissolution of Parliament

First Line: It was more than once said

References:

ESTC: T195620

Subjects:  Fox, Charles James, 1749-1806Pitt, William, 1759-1806North, Frederick, Lord, 1732-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Harding B 22(338)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod19397

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1780]

Ballad - Roud Number: V9327

Title: A new song, on the election; or, The parliament man

First Line: Quidnuncs and polite asses, see what our parliament passes

Notes:  Reference in text to John Dunning's amendment, 6 April 1780: \"that the influence of the crown has increased, is increasing, and ought to be diminished\".

References:

ESTC: T196057

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryParliament

Harding B 22(218)

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Edition - Bod22870

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  1762

Imprint: Published ... 1762

Notes:  An engraving


Ballad - Roud Number: V3344

Title: The fly machine for Scotland

First Line: Ay gued Lord! What the devil have we got here?

Subjects:  Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778Bute, John Stuart, Earl of, 1713-1792

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 343

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Edition - Bod18359

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Date  [1774]

Sheet References:  ESTC: N71394

1st Ballad

Title: An epistle. To the muddled medley-maker, and his associates

First Line: No danger knowing, makes the coward brave

Authors:  Old Timothy (Pseudonym)

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryLiberty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6466

Title: To their betters

First Line: Attend ye great! -- nor spurn the humble lay

Authors:  Young collier

Themes:  Politics and government - 18th centuryLiberty

Harding B 29(6)

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