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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 12906

Titles:
Won't you buy my pretty flowers?

First Lines:
Underneath the gaslight's glitter

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4791

Titles:
\"The private hell.\" A dream

First Lines:
I dreamed I saw the setting sun sink nobly in the west

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4621

Titles:
Days when I was hard-up
In the days when I was hard up!
Int he [sic] days when I was hard up
In the days when I was hard-up
The days when I was hard-up
In the days when I was hard up
Days when I was hard up

First Lines:
In the days when I was hard up, not many years ago
In the days when I was hard up
In the days when I was hard up not many years ago

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6289

Titles:
The weaver's garland. Or, a New school for Christian patience
The weaver's garland; or, A Christian's patience
The weaver's garland: or, A Christian's patience
The weaver's garland, or, a New school for Christian patience
The weaver's garland: or a New school of Christian patience

First Lines:
Sweet dear and loving wife
Sweet, dear, and virtuous wife
Sweet dear & loving wife

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3309

Titles:
The poor tradesman

First Lines:
Twas in Yorkshire I were born and bred

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4273

Titles:
The man that has seen better days

First Lines:
No doubt you all wonder what object this is

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7196

Titles:
Verses written by a Mechanic in deep distress

First Lines:
Oh! think of their less happy doom

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4523

Titles:
Street music. A scene in Bristol

First Lines:
I saw a squalid street

Subjects:
Bristol (England)

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4480

Titles:
The poor widow and her praying children

First Lines:
I knew a widow very poor

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5547

Titles:
To the friends of industry

First Lines:
When nature in the voice of pain

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3308

Titles:
A copy of verses by a poor tradesman
Copy of verses by a poor tradesman

First Lines:
When Nature in the voice of pain

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6714

Titles:
[Hope told a flattering tale]
Hope told a flattering [tale]
Hope told a flattering tale
Hope tells a flattering tale
Hope for the best. Written on the present state of the times

First Lines:
The good times in England are gone to decay
Hope told a flattering tale
Hope tells a flatt'ring tale

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8867

Titles:
Friend of the distressed
The friend of the dis[t]ress'd

First Lines:
Good people all I pray attend

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7903

Titles:
Broken down

First Lines:
Once I'd money plenty

Subjects:
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3968

Titles:
Found dying in our streets

First Lines:
See yonder stands a trembling form

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V871

Titles:
Bundle of wants
A bundle of wants

First Lines:
If you think it will make you all merry
Come gentlemen sit you all merry
I'll sing you a song about wants

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1161

Titles:
The ragged coat
Ragged coat

First Lines:
O what a world of flummery, there is nothing but deceit in it
O what a world of flummery there is nothing but deceit in it
Oh! what a world of flummery, there's nothing but deceit in it
Oh what a world of flummery, there's nothing but deceit in it
Oh what a world of flummery there is nothing but deceit in it
O, what a world of flummery, there's nothing but deceit in it
O what a world of flummery, there's nothing but deceit in it
O, what a world of flummery! there's noting [sic] but decit [sic] in it

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2188

Titles:
The poor folks complaint: or, A hint of the hard times

First Lines:
You rich men that do live at ease

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8349

Titles:
A terror to the rent day

First Lines:
Working hard is my delight industry I crave

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3155

Titles:
A pound or a penny

First Lines:
Some very good sayings I've heard in my time

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13069

Titles:
My lodging is in the cold ground
My lodging is on the cold ground

First Lines:
My lodging is in the cold ground
My lodging is on the cold ground

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4971

Titles:
I'm a poor shepherd maid

First Lines:
I'm a poor shepherd maid

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2156

Titles:
Remember you have children of your own

First Lines:
As we travel through the street we very often meet

Themes:
Poverty

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11977

Titles:
The contented wife

First Lines:
Sweet dear and loving wife

Themes:
Poverty

Edition - Bod4837

Imprint Names:  Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.Whitwood, W.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1666 and 1679

Imprint: London, Printed for W. Thackery, T. Passenger, and W. Whitwood


Ballad - Roud Number: V2188

Title: The poor folks complaint: or, A hint of the hard times

First Line: You rich men that do live at ease

Tune: Hold buckle and thong together

Themes:  Poverty

Firth c.23(108)

Notes:  Negative photograph of: Pepys Ballads IV:340


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