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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 765

Titles:
Twenty years ago

First Lines:
I have wandered thro' the village, Tom, I sat beneath the tree
I have wander'd through the village, Tom! I sat beneath the tree
I have wander'd by the village, Tom -- I've sat beneath the tree

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 17740

Titles:
A new comic duett
Mother's magpie
A comic duett

First Lines:
One day while working at the plough
He. One day, while working at my plough
He. One day while working at the plough

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 23229

Titles:
Father's old farm
My fathers old farm
My father's old farm

First Lines:
Once more I return to my dear native home

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8169

Titles:
The down-right country-man; or, The faithful dairy-maid

First Lines:
I am a down-right country-man

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1507

Titles:
I'm king of the forest glade
The king of the forest glade
King of the eorest [sic] glade
King of the forest glade

First Lines:
Oh! I am the child of the forest wild
Oh, I'm the child of the forest wild
O I am the child of the forest wild
Oh I am a child of the forest wild
O, I am a child of the forest wild
O I am a child of the forest wild
Oh, I am the child of the forest wild

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2080

Titles:
Wait for [the waggon]
Wait for the waggon
Wait for the wagon

First Lines:
Will you ceme [sic] with me my Phillis dear, to you [sic] blue mountain free?
Will you come with me, my Philis dear
Will you come with me, my Phillis dear, to yon blue mountain free?
Will you come with me my Phillis dear, to yon blue mountain free?
Will you come with me my Phillis dear
Will you come with me my Phillis dear to yon blue mountain free
Will you come with me, my Phillis dear
O come with me, my Phillis dear
Will you come with me, my Phillis dear, to yon blue mountain free
Will you come with me, my Phillis dear, to yon blue mountains free

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V176

Titles:
Be quick, for I'm in haste
Be quick for I'm in haste

First Lines:
Across the fields the other morn
As, 'cross the fields the other day
As cross the field the other morn

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2068

Titles:
Country sports

First Lines:
Happy is a country life

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7402

Titles:
Joe Muggins

First Lines:
You've called upon me for to sing a song

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 2682

Titles:
Smiling Tom
Smiling Tom, or I love the verdant fields

First Lines:
I'm what they call a yokel

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 8515

Titles:
Within a mile of Edinburgh town
Jockey & Jenny
'Twas within a mile o' Edinburgh town
'Twas within a mile of Edinburgh town

First Lines:
'Twas within a mile o' Edinburgh town
'Twas within a mile of Edinburgh town

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8328

Titles:
Description of an earthquake, by a Lancashire farmer

First Lines:
Oh! measter, strange things late I've seen

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9226

Titles:
Hodge and Bet

First Lines:
At Derry Down dale one Lord trudg'd with his flail

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6041

Titles:
Nan of the Vale

First Lines:
In a small pleasant village by nature compleat
In a small pleasant village by nature compl[e]at

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1271

Titles:
My village fair. I don't mean to tell you her name
My village fair
My lovely village fair
The lovely village fair; or, I don't mean to tell you her name
I don't mean to tell you her name; or, My village fair

First Lines:
With my village fair what lass can compare
To my village fair no lass can compare
To my village fair, no lass can compare
To my village fair none can compare

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 9395

Titles:
Colin stole my heart
Colin stole my heart away
Youug [sic] Colin stole my heart away
[Colin stole my heart away]
Young Colin stole my heart away

First Lines:
The fields were green, the hills were gay
The fields were green the hills were gay

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 18862

Titles:
The old water mill
Cottage and watermill
The cottage and water mill
Cottage & water mill

First Lines:
Have you see the new cottage, just built bt the squire
Have you seen the new cottage just built by the squire
Have you seen the new cottage, just built by the squire
Have you sen [sic] the new cottage, just built by the squire

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4597

Titles:
My Nannie O!!
My Nannie O
My nannie, O
My Nanny O
My Nannie, O!
My Nannie, O

First Lines:
Behind yon hills where Lurgar blows
Behind yon hills, where Stinchar flows
Behind yon hills where Stanche flows o'er moor and mosses many O
Behind the hill where Lugar flows
Behind yon hills where Lugars flows
Behind yon hills, where Lugar flows
Behind yon hill, where Lugar flows
Behind yon hill where Lugar flows

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V12045

Titles:
Alfred and Eliza. A tale [in verse]

First Lines:
Eliza was the village pride

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1600

Titles:
Colin's ghost

First Lines:
My daddy and mammy they liv'd in a cot

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 9446

Titles:
She lives in the valley below
The valley below

First Lines:
The broom bloom'd so fresh and so fair
The broom's blown so fresh and so fair

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1113

Titles:
Down, down in our village
Down down in our village
[The] [sh]epherd's boy
Down, down, in our village
Down in our village
Shepherd's boy

First Lines:
When first I was [a] shepherd's boy
When first I was a shepherd's boy
[W]hen first I was a shepherd's boy
When first I was a shepherd boy

Themes:
Rural society

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4864

Titles:
The delight of a shiny night

First Lines:
O, how I love the ladies sweet rosy lips to buss

Themes:
Rural society

Edition - Bod1115

Imprint Names:  Fortey, W.S.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1858 and 1885

Imprint: London. Printed at the \"Catnach Press,\" by W. Fortey, Monmouth court, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5575

Title: Thou art so near and yet so far

First Line: I know an eye so softly bright

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 12514

Title: My bonny Yorkshire lass

First Line: Kind friends I've come before you now

Themes:  Rural society

Firth b.25(289)

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Edition - Bod5058

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for P. Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball, near the Hospital-gate, in West-Smithfield

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(85b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: V8169

Title: The down-right country-man; or, The faithful dairy-maid

First Line: I am a down-right country-man

Tune: Hey boys up go we

References:

ESTC: R227114

Themes:  Rural society

Don. b.13(24)

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