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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V300

Titles:
Fair Evelyn's bower
Evelyn's bower

First Lines:
Oh! weep for an hour
Oh! weep for the hour

Themes:
Rape

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5630

Titles:
The model workhouse master!
The overseer and the mad man

First Lines:
There was a noble overseer as crafty as a mouse sir
Come all you females pay attention

Subjects:
Bethnal Green, London (England)

Themes:
Rape
Insanity

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V733

Titles:
Answer to the spider and fly
Answer to Spider & fly

First Lines:
Will you walk into my parlour, said the young man to the maid
Will you walk into my parlour said the young man to the maid

Themes:
Seduction
Rape

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13109

Titles:
The Windsor frolick: or, A hue and cry after a couple of maiden-heads

First Lines:
Two brisk country girls did agree

Themes:
Drinking - women
Rape

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9975

Titles:
Mary Ashford's tragedy, who was ravished and murdered, at Erdington ... on the 27th. day o[f] May 1817

First Lines:
Mary Ashford's ghost proclaims the sad tale

Subjects:
Birmingham (England)

Themes:
Murder
1817
Rape

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 21884

Titles:
The cruel sea-captain, and Nancy of Yarmouth
The cruel sea captain and Nancy of Yarmouth

First Lines:
It is of a sea captain in Yarmouth did dwell

Themes:
Seduction
Virtue
Rape

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8360

Titles:
Horrid outrage and murder of a female, at Cleveland

First Lines:
All you that have got feeling heart

Subjects:
Cleveland (England)

Themes:
Rape - 19th century
Murder - 19th century

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 8279

Titles:
The Oxfordshire tragedy; or, The virgin's advice
The Oxfordshire tragedy: or The virgin's advice
The Oxfordshire tragedy, or Rosanna's overthrow
The Oxfordshire tragedy; or Fair Rosanna's overthrow
The Oxfordshire tragedy

First Lines:
Young virgins of fair beauty bright
You virgins fair of beauty bright
Young virgins fair of beauty bright
Young virgins fair, of beauty bright

Themes:
Letter-writing
Murder
Seduction and abandonment
Pregnancy
Rape

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4377

Titles:
Some painful lines on the diabolical murder of little Edith Jeal, aged 5 years, in a field, at Kemp Town, Brighton, on Thursday, December 10th, 1891

First Lines:
Come, listen to my painful story

Subjects:
Brighton (England)

Themes:
Rape - 19th century
Crime - 19th century
Children
1891
Murder - 19th century

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