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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7683

Titles:
Parliament's closed and you can't come in, and it's no use knocking at the door
Parliaments closed and you can't come in, and it is no use knocking at the door

First Lines:
Saint Stephen's doors are shut up close
St. Stephen's doors are shut up close

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century
Parliament

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8106

Titles:
Sir Robert Peel and his budget
Sir Robrt [sic] Peel and his budget

First Lines:
A wonderful change we soon shall see

Subjects:
Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850

Themes:
Taxation
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1324

Titles:
Johnny Bull's concert hall

First Lines:
There's a concert hall at Westminster thats kept by old John Bull

Subjects:
Bradlaugh, Charles, 1833-1891
Besant, Annie, 1847-1933
Churchill, Randolph, 1849-1895
Dilke, Charles, 1789-1864
Devonshire, Spencer Cavendish, Duke of, 1833-1908
Parnell, Charles Stewart, 1846-1891
Chamberlain, Joseph, 1836-1914
Gladstone, W.E. (William Ewart), 1809-1896
Goschen, George Joachim Goschen, Viscount, 1831-1907
Salisbury, James Cecil, Marquess of, 1861-1947
Bright, John, 1811-1889

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century
Parliament

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11599

Titles:
Old England for ever! and do it no more

First Lines:
As the Q--- and P--- A, so bucksome and all pert

Subjects:
Peel, Robert, Sir, 1788-1850
Albert, Prince Consort of Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1861
O'Connell, Daniel, 1775-1847
Victoria, Queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century
Tradesmen

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2196

Titles:
The Tories they govern the nation

First Lines:
Come listen awhile to a song that is new

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century
1841

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7729

Titles:
Tim Bobbin

First Lines:
Tim Bobbin was one of a comical kind

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6845

Titles:
The new social & political alphabet

First Lines:
I am going to sing a ditty upon the present tune

Subjects:
Louise Caroline Alberta, Princess, 1848-1939
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910
Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898
Goschen, George Joachim Goschen, Viscount, 1831-1907
Frederick III, German Emperor, 1831-1888

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7799

Titles:
The Waterloo soldier. Again defeated
The Waterloo soldier defeated

First Lines:
My name is Arthur I'm known quite well
My name is Arthur, I'm known quite well

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6294

Titles:
Parody. Boys of the old old school

First Lines:
There are some good men living now

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3037

Titles:
A pen'orth of Irish stew
The wonderful flea

First Lines:
I am ask'd to sing, and lies I hate
Old John Bull was a farmer and well known among his neighbours

Themes:
Fleas
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10067

Titles:
The friend of humanity and the knife-grinder

First Lines:
Needy knife-grinder! whither are you going?

Themes:
Politics and government - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14081

Titles:
Pleasure and relaxation

First Lines:
Oh pomp and state bring nought but woe
Oh! pomp and state bring nought but woe

Subjects:
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852
Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:
Amusements
Politics and government - 19th century

Edition - Bod4147

Imprint Names:  Crome, J.

Imprint Locations:  Sheffield

Date  c.1817

Imprint: Crome, Printer, Sheffield

Notes:  With an advertisement appealing to \"All persons that either sell or wishes to sell Serious Poems and Constitutional songs ...\"


Ballad

Title: A new song, called the Egyptian taskmaster; or The tax hunter tapping; multum in parvo

First Line: I knew by the No that so dismal did sound

Themes:  TaxationPolitics and government - 19th century

Harding B 28(288)


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Edition - Bod4845

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, 2 Monmouth-Court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4293

Title: Caroline queen of our island

First Line: Come listen awhile and your thoughts I'll beguile

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V33105

Title: No green bags! Brave alderman Wood

First Line: When the queen was detain'd on the Italian shore

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821Wood, Matthew, Sir, 1768-1843

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Johnson Ballads fol. 7

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Edition - Bod5613

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1849 and 1862

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 123, Union Street, Boro' S.E. and at 83, White Cross-street, St. Luke's

Series Identifier: 100


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13849

Title: Blue bells of Scotland

First Line: O where, and O where does your Highland laddie dwell?

Subjects:  Scotland

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2815

Title: The flaunting flag of liberty!

First Line: The flaunting flag of liberty

Subjects:  France

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Firth b.26(280)

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Edition - Bod5903

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: W.S. Fortey, General Steam Printer and Publisher, 2 & 3, Monmouth Court, Bloomsbury


Ballad - Roud Number: V6845

Title: The new social & political alphabet

First Line: I am going to sing a ditty upon the present tune

Tune: Old woman's sayings

Subjects:  Frederick III, German Emperor, 1831-1888Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910Louise Caroline Alberta, Princess, 1848-1939Goschen, George Joachim Goschen, Viscount, 1831-1907Orton, Arthur, 1834-1898

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Harding B 14(352)

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Edition - Bod479

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  Printed in blue ink


Ballad - Roud Number: V32643

Title: The song of victory

First Line: Spread the banner blue, boys

Tune: The march to Georgia

Subjects:  Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Johnson Ballads 2866

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Edition - Bod6805

Imprint Names:  Birt, M.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1850]

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 39, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


Ballad

Title: The meeting of the new Parliament, and who's that knocking at the gate

First Line: The Parliament men are all complete

Subjects:  Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Firth b.25(46)

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Firth c.16(189)

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Harding B 14(308)

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Edition - Bod6815

Imprint Names:  Mitchelson, W.I.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1850 and 1899

Imprint: W I Mitchelson Printer 15, Broek [sic] Hill, Clerkenwell Greenr [sic]


Ballad - Roud Number: V14081

Title: Pleasure and relaxation

First Line: Oh pomp and state bring nought but woe

Subjects:  Victoria, queen of Great Britain, 1819-1901Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th centuryAmusements

Firth b.25(536)

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Edition - Bod6998

Imprint Names:  Povey, L.

Imprint Locations:  Berkeley

Date  18--

Imprint: Povey, Printer, Berkeley


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V20276

Title: Riflemen form!

First Line: There is a sound of thunder afar

Themes:  MilitaryPolitics and government - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22249

Title: Maids of merry England

First Line: Oh, the maids of merry England

Firth b.26(134)

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Firth c.14(358)

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Firth c.16(464)

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Edition - Bod2187

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Birt, Printer, 93 [sic], Great St. Andrew Street, Seven Dials, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V5189

Title: General Haynau

First Line: Good people pay attention pray

Authors:  Evernen, W.

Subjects:  HungaryHaynau, J.J. von Haynau, Baron

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Harding B 11(1296)

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Edition - Bod2425

Imprint Names:  Mitchelson, W.I.

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Mitchelson, Printer, Turnmill Street, near the Sessions House, Clerkenwell Green


Ballad - Roud Number: V7729

Title: Tim Bobbin

First Line: Tim Bobbin was one of a comical kind

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

Harding B 11(3828)

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Edition - Bod2741

Imprint Names:  Ryle, A. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1858]

Imprint: Ryle & Co., Printers, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad

Title: The premier's lament

First Line: Oh dear! oh dear! I am so queer

Tune: Don't you cry for me

Subjects:  Russell, John Russell, Earl, 1792-1878Aberdeen, George Hamilton Gordon, Earl of, 1784-1860

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century1858

Firth c.16(418)

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Harding B 14(319)

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Edition - Bod2745

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  [1841]

Imprint: Pitts, Printer, Wholesale toy and marble Warehouse, 6, Great St. Andrew street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V2196

Title: The Tories they govern the nation

First Line: Come listen awhile to a song that is new

Tune: Nancy Dawson

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century1841

Harding B 14(333)

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Edition - Bod11337

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V33105

Title: Brave alderman Wood

First Line: When the queen was detain'd on the Italian shore

Notes:  Partly illegible

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821Wood, Matthew, Sir, 1768-1843

Themes:  Politics and government - 19th century

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V27009

Title: Queen Caroline

First Line: She ... array'd in the pomp and the splendor

Notes:  Partly illegible

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V13903

Title: The British seamen and their beloved queen

First Line: Come cheer up my lads 'tis to glory we steer

Subjects:  Caroline Amelia Elizabeth, queen, consort of George IV, king of Great Britain, 1768-1821

Johnson Ballads fol. 6

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