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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V249

Titles:
Young Bill Brown

First Lines:
What a clever young fellow was young Bill Brown

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5493

Titles:
Jemmy Maggee

First Lines:
Come all young people take warning by me

Themes:
Murder
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3220

Titles:
The bleeding lovers lamentation: or Fair Clorindas sorrowful complaint for the loss of her inconstant Strephon

First Lines:
Ranging the silent shade

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7824

Titles:
A new song, called The Irish boy

First Lines:
You lasses of England and Ireland also

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Insanity
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8244

Titles:
The constant maid, and the false-hearted young man; or, the Maid trapan'd

First Lines:
To you fair maids that live chast lives

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5494

Titles:
Over the water my Jemmy is gone

First Lines:
Over the water my Jemmy is gone

Subjects:
Scotland

Themes:
Shipwreck
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5721

Titles:
Annie Gray

First Lines:
All young lassies I pray draw near

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9793

Titles:
Fare thee well my love, good morrow
Fare thee well, my love good morrow
Fare thee well my love good morrow
Fare thee well, my love, good morrow

First Lines:
In full pursuit of love and wine

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9694

Titles:
Banks of Shannon
The banks of Shannon. A new song
The banks of Shannon

First Lines:
It was summer when the leaves was green
In summer, when the leaves were green
In summer when the leaves was green
In summer when the leaves were green

Subjects:
Ireland

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5841

Titles:
All thro' sticking to a soldier

First Lines:
If you gaze upon my \"chivey\" you will see I've got the hump

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 377

Titles:
Basket of eggs

First Lines:
Through Sandbach fields two sailors walking

Themes:
Paternity
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8419

Titles:
The fate of young Henry. In answer to Caroline of Edinburgh town'
Fate of young Henry in answer to \"Caroline of Edinburgh town\"
Fate of young Henry, in answer to Caroline of Edinburgh town'
Fate of young Henry, in answer to Caroline of Edinboro' town
Fate of young Henry, in answer to Caroline of Edinburgh town

First Lines:
Young Henry, a sailor bold, as ever plough'd the main
Young Henry a sailor bold as ever ploughed the main

Themes:
Shipwreck
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11254

Titles:
The reflecting nymph. A new song

First Lines:
What med'cine can soften the bosom's keen smart

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7843

Titles:
Sweet Barren Doun braes

First Lines:
As I walked out one morning one morning in spring

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13573

Titles:
The forsaken shepherdess

First Lines:
Beneath some hoary mountain

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9196

Titles:
Kentish Dick; or, The lusty coach-man of Westminster

First Lines:
In Westminster town, you there may discover

Themes:
Women
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 564

Titles:
New song of the distressed maid
The distress'd maid
Distressed maid
Distress'd maid

First Lines:
As I was a walking down by a river side
As I was walking down by a river side
As I walked out one May morning down by a river side
As I walk'd out one May morning

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9569

Titles:
Poor Isabel

First Lines:
One bright summer's morning, when all nature was smiling

Themes:
Illegitimacy
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13621

Titles:
The way to win a maid

First Lines:
Come all you smirking smiling lasses

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1846

Titles:
The cruel lover: or, The credulous maid

First Lines:
Young men, I pray attend

Subjects:
London (England)

Themes:
Murder
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5744

Titles:
Fate of poor Anna
The fate of poor Anna

First Lines:
Ye damsels so fair with sweet innocence crown'd

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9978

Titles:
A new song, called the Bridgeton tragedy

First Lines:
Good people all of Glasgow, pray listen unto me

Subjects:
Glasgow (Scotland)

Themes:
Pregnancy
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1408

Titles:
The Star of the East

First Lines:
Of late you have heard of two lovers

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 566

Titles:
Answer to Betsy, of Ballantown Bray
Braren Doun brae
Answer to Ballindown brae
Answer to Ballindown brae!
Answer to Betsy of Ballindoun brae

First Lines:
Young men and maidens I pray lend an ear
As I walked out one morning, one morning in the spring
You young men and maidens pray lend an ear
Young men and young maidens I pray lend an ear

Themes:
Seduction and abandonment

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4029

Titles:
Shocking suicide of a barmaid

First Lines:
Beneath the wild spring daisies

Themes:
Suicide
Seduction and abandonment

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