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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6284

Titles:
The school of Venus

First Lines:
How long shall I sigh and mourn

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1894

Titles:
No rest in the grave: or The second appearance of Miss Bailey's ghost. Being a ... parody, on .. \"Nobody coming to marry me\"

First Lines:
The dogs had ceas'd to bark

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 6534

Titles:
Much admired song called Kitty of Colerain
Kitty of Coleraine
Kitty of Colerain
Kitty of Colerein [sic]

First Lines:
As beautiful Kitty, one morning was tripping
The beautiful Kitty one morning was tripping
As beautiful Kitty one morning was tripping

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V14224

Titles:
Tristram Shandy

First Lines:
Earey [sic] one summer's morning

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4516

Titles:
The music of the mill

First Lines:
The storm it soon pass'd over, the sun began to shine
The storm it soon passed over, the sun begun to shine
The storm it soon pass'd over, the sun begun to shine

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5036

Titles:
Katty Flannigan
Kitty Flannigan
Kitty Flanagan

First Lines:
In the dead of the night, when by whisky inspir'd
In the dead of the night

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 34

Titles:
The merry broomfield: or, The west country wager
The merry broomfield, or, The west country wager
The merry broomfield; or, The West-country wager
The merry broomfield, or, The West country wager
The merry broom fields; or, The West country wager
The merry broomfield: or, The West country wager
The merry broom fields: or, The West country wager

First Lines:
A noble young 'squire that lived in the West
A noble young squire that liv'd in the west
A noble young squire that lived in the west
A noble young 'squire that lived in the west
A noble young 'squire that liv'd in the West

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 5215

Titles:
A new song called the Can of spring water
A new song called The can of spring water!

First Lines:
One evening in May as I carelessly strayed

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 13844

Titles:
The blighted flower. A new song
Blighted flower
The blighted flower

First Lines:
I had a flower within my garden growing

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 956

Titles:
The spotted cow
Spotted cow

First Lines:
Ona [sic] morning in the month of May
One morning in the month of May
One morning in the month of June

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3876

Titles:
Scotch Moggy's misfortune

First Lines:
Shakum Guie has gotten a wife

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4228

Titles:
The milk-maid and squire

First Lines:
Coming home with my milk a young squire I met

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7905

Titles:
Broken contract

First Lines:
At fourteen years of age with grief I tell

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2167

Titles:
Woman seduces all

First Lines:
'Tis woman that seduces all mankind

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8622

Titles:
To her brown beard

First Lines:
You pretty ladies all

Themes:
Seduction

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3501

Titles:
Answer to Sweet home
Answer to Home, sweet home

First Lines:
I was courted by a young man, who led me astray
I was courted by a young man who did me betray

Themes:
Seduction

Edition - Bod4058

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street

Notes:  Harding B 28(53) is another issue with a different illustration.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Lily and rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5036

Title: Kitty Flanagan

First Line: In the dead of the night, when by whisky inspir'd

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 28(25)

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Edition - Bod4063

Imprint Names:  Armstrong, W.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1820 and 1824

Imprint: Printed for W. Armstrong, Banastre-street

Notes:  Harding B 28(25) is another issue with a different illustration.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V678

Title: Lily and rose

First Line: When first I saw Flora

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5036

Title: Kitty Flanagan

First Line: In the dead of the night, when by whisky inspir'd

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 28(53)

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Edition - Bod1355

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Imprint: Harkness, Printer, 121, Church Street, Preston

Series Identifier: 164


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 957

Title: Flora the lily of the west

First Line: Its when I came to England some pleasure for to find

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V164

Title: Sweet Ballenden braes

First Line: 'Twas down in a glen where the holly grows green

Themes:  Seduction

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V734

Title: My boat is on the shore

First Line: My boat is on the shore

Authors:  Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824

2806 c.14(89)

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Edition - Bod5004

Imprint Names:  Blare, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1683 and 1706

Imprint: Printed for Josiah Blare, at the Looking-Glass on London- Bridge


Ballad - Roud Number: V6284

Title: The school of Venus

First Line: How long shall I sigh and mourn

Tune: Hail to the myrtle shade

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 39(133)

Notes:  Harding B 39(133) is a negative photocopy of the Huth (Harvard) copy. Negative photocopy of Huth II.76 (Harvard College Library)


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Edition - Bod5390

Imprint Names:  Brooksby, P.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1672 and 1696

Imprint: Printed for Phillip Brooksby, at the Golden-Ball in West- Smith's-field, neer the Hospital-gate

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(22a); a divided sheet. Compare the first two illustrations to Wood E 25(42). Douce Ballads 1(25b) is another issue.


Ballad - Roud Number: V35047

Title: Celia's answer to Amintors lamentation

First Line: Tis better then so

Tune: Celia's my foe

References:

ESTC: R235594

Themes:  Seduction

Douce Ballads 1(22a)

Notes:  Douce Ballads 1(22a); a divided sheet.


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4o Rawl. 566(12)

Notes:  4o Rawl. 566(12); Imperfect


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Edition - Bod5522

Imprint Names:  Thompson, G.

Imprint Locations:  Liverpool

Date  between 1789 and 1820

Imprint: Thompson, Printer

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(475) but with different cuts


Ballad - Roud Number: V2167

Title: Woman seduces all

First Line: 'Tis woman that seduces all mankind

Themes:  Seduction

2806 c.17(476)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(193).


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Edition - Bod5524

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1855

Imprint: Wright, Printer, Birmingham

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(62).


Ballad - Roud Number: V7905

Title: Broken contract

First Line: At fourteen years of age with grief I tell

Themes:  Seduction

2806 c.17(61)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(103).


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Edition - Bod5525

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1855

Imprint: Wright, Printer, Birmingham

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(61).


Ballad - Roud Number: V7905

Title: Broken contract

First Line: At fourteen years of age with grief I tell

Themes:  Seduction

2806 c.17(62)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(293).


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Edition - Bod5987

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1802 and 1819

Imprint: Printed and Sold by J. Pitts, No. 14, Great St, Andrew street, Seven Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 34

Title: The merry broomfield, or, The west country wager

First Line: A noble young 'squire that lived in the west

Themes:  Seduction

Harding B 4(21)

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