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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6539

Titles:
Farmer's courtship

First Lines:
As I was a walking one morning fair

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13854

Titles:
Young Ellen Loraine

First Lines:
When I parted from Erin, heart-broken to leave thee

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2816

Titles:
Rose of Ardee
The rose of Ardee
The Rose of Ardee

First Lines:
When first in this country a stranger I came
When first to this country a stranger I came

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1918

Titles:
Courting too slow

First Lines:
Its early one morning I tripp'd oer yon sands
It was early one morning, I tripp'd o'er yon sands

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3867

Titles:
If you love me tell me so; or, Loves fierce dispute

First Lines:
A fierce dispute of late there was

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3956

Titles:
Frolicsome Kate

First Lines:
Did you ever hear tell of young frolicsome Kate

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6871

Titles:
The nut bushes
Nut bushes

First Lines:
As I walked out cne [sic] evening

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V392

Titles:
False friend; or, hands & hearts

First Lines:
Our hands have met, but not our hearts

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2678

Titles:
She's fail'd in her truth
Has she then fail'd in her truth
She's faild in her truth
And has she then fail'd in her truth
She's failed in her truth

First Lines:
Has she then fail'd in her truth
And has she then fail'd in her truth

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9798

Titles:
Love and honour, or The lovers fare-wel to Calista

First Lines:
Farewel my Calista, my joy and my grief

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6441

Titles:
Billy Crow

First Lines:
Billy Crow loved Miss Vatson, O girl to his mind, oh, oh, &c

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12014

Titles:
Love-sick Looby

First Lines:
Pray does any one here, if I may enquire

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 154

Titles:
The false hearted lover
The forlorn lover

First Lines:
I courted a bonny lass many a day
A week before Easter

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3294

Titles:
The willow tree
Willow tree

First Lines:
O take me to your arms, love
Oh, take me to your arms, love
Oh take me to your arms, love
Oh take me to your arms my love for keen the winds do blow
Oh! take me to your arms, my love
Oh! take me to your arms my love, for keen the wind doth blow
O take me to your arms my love
Oh, take me to your arms love, for keen the wind doth blow

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7656

Titles:
Rogers' request, and Sylvia's denial
Roger's request and Sylvia's denial

First Lines:
As I walk'd out one morning fair

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7559

Titles:
Pretty artificial flower maker

First Lines:
I'm going to sing a song, I'll not detain you long

Themes:
Rejected suitor

Edition - Bod4116

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Liverpool


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 8641

Title: Through the wood, laddie

First Line: O Sandy, why leav'st thou thy Nelly to mourn

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5137

Title: Roy's wife

First Line: Roy's wife of Aldivalloch

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Harding B 28(196)

Notes:  Harding B 28(196) is misprinted, with a fold through the text.


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Harding B 28(227)

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Edition - Bod4435

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Date  c.1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher, 60 Chatham Street, N.Y.

Notes:  Border: Military cupid.


Ballad - Roud Number: 1776

Title: Jemima Brown

First Line: 'Twas at a railway station

Attributation: Written and sung by Harry Clifton

Authors:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Performers:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Harding B 18(316)

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Edition - Bod4490

Imprint Names:  De Marsan, H.

Imprint Locations:  New York, N.Y.

Artists:  E.A. Sparks

Date  1860

Imprint: H. De Marsan, Publisher ... 38 & 60 Chatham St. N.Y.

Notes:  Border: The trapper. Coloured.


Ballad - Roud Number: 5137

Title: Roy's wife of Aldivalloch

First Line: Roy's wife of Aldivalloch

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Harding B 18(427)

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Edition - Bod5345

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Notes:  2806 c.13(310) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V6871

Title: Nut bushes

First Line: As I walked out cne [sic] evening

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Firth c.18(79)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod5366

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in West- smithfield, neer the Hospital-Gate

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(9b) is another issue. Don. b.13(2) is another edition Douce Ballads 1(7a) is another edition


Ballad - Roud Number: V11277

Title: Amintor's answer to Perthenias [sic] complaint: or, The wronged shepherds vindication

First Line: Under a pleasant willows shade

Tune: Sitting beyond a river side

References:

ESTC: R235039

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Wood E 25(136)

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Edition - Bod5387

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: London, Printed for Phillip Brooksby next the Goldenball in Smithfield

Notes:  The third and fourth illustrations are printed on a different orientation. Douce Ballads 1(136b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V9798

Title: Love and honour, or The lovers fare-wel to Calista

First Line: Farewel my Calista, my joy and my grief

Tune: Now the tyrant has stoln

References:

ESTC: R235598

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Douce Ballads 1(121a)

Notes:  Sheet divided; torn along centre fold.


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Edition - Bod5681

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: J. Pitts Printer, & Wholesale Toy Warehouse 6, Greatst. Andrew street, 7 dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V4187

Title: The valiant soldier

First Line: A valiant soldier I dare not name

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Firth c.14(206)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 16(295b)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5980

Imprint Names:  Davenport, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1800 and 1802

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Davenport, 6, George's Court, St. John's Lane, West Smithfield, London

Notes:  Harding B 3(48) has the same cut


Ballad - Roud Number: 54

Title: Barbara Allen's cruelty. Or, the young man's tragedy

First Line: In Scarlet town, where I was bound

References:

ESTC: T188670

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Harding B 3(49)

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Edition - Bod6120

Imprint Names:  Birt, T.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1828 and 1829

Imprint: Printed by T. Birt, wholesale and retail, 10, Great St. Andrew-Street, Seven Dials, London

Notes:  Harding B 17(254b) is another impression.


Ballad - Roud Number: V26028

Title: Ri-fum ti-fum

First Line: If you will list, I vow, sirs

Themes:  Rejected suitor

Harding B 17(255a)

Notes:  Slip.


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Johnson Ballads 44

Notes:  Slip.



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Johnson Ballads 3141

Notes:  Slip.

Johnson Ballads 3168

Notes:  Slip.

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