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Edition - Bod23935

Imprint Names:  Coles, F.Vere, T.Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1678 and 1680

Imprint: Printed for F. Coles, T. Vere, J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger


Ballad - Roud Number: V11690

Title: The woman to the plow and the man to the hen-roost, or, A fine way to cure a cot-quean

First Line: Both men and women listen well

Tune: I have for all good wives a song

References:

ESTC: R234086

Themes:  Sex role

Douce Ballads 2(247b)

Notes:  Sheet divided


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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3438

Titles:
The cock laundress

First Lines:
You ladies who take washing in, of every degree

Themes:
Sex role
Laundrymen

Edition - Bod5884

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: J. Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth-court, 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: Dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women

Themes:  HouseworkSex role

Harding B 11(787)

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Edition - Bod6855

Imprint Names:  Keys, E.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: Printed and sold ... by E. Keys, 7, James-street, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: The dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women, wherever you may be

Themes:  HouseworkSex role

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3340

Title: Fly away, pretty moth

First Line: Fly away, pretty moth, to the shade

Firth b.25(511)

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Harding B 11(788)

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Edition - Bod7228

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough. S.E. And 5, Back Church-lane, Cable-st, St. George's E.

Series Identifier: 396


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3466

Title: When first I went to tea

First Line: When first I went to tea

Themes:  Paternity

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 21860

Title: The oak and the ivy

First Line: In the depth of the forest an old oak grew

Themes:  PatriotismSex role

Firth b.26(355)

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Edition - Bod7661

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 140


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 971

Title: The bricklayer bold

First Line: I am a bricklayer bold coming home from my work

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V358

Title: The churlish husband turned nurse

First Line: Tis of an ancient farmer you'll hear without delay

Themes:  MarriageSex role

Firth b.27(401)

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Harding B 11(446)

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Edition - Bod7699

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1554

Title: The lass of London city

First Line: As I was a walking one fine summer's morning

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3438

Title: The cock laundress

First Line: You ladies who take washing in, of every degree

Themes:  Sex roleLaundrymen

Firth b.27(456)

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Edition - Bod22458

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: H.P. Such, Machine Printer, 177, Union Street, Borough, London, S.E.

Notes:  Firth c.20(9) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 195


Ballad - Roud Number: 15129

Title: Dandy husband

First Line: Come all you married women

Themes:  HouseworkSex role

Harding B 11(786)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11690

Titles:
The woman to the plow and the man to the hen-roost, or, A fine way to cure a cot-quean
The woman to the plow and the man to the hen-roost. Or, a fine way to cure a cot-quean

First Lines:
Both men and women listen well

Themes:
Domestic relations
Housework
Sex role

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13333

Titles:
The good-man of Auchter Muchty; or The wife turned good-man

First Lines:
In Auchtermuchty lived a man

Themes:
Housework
Women
Sex role
Farmers

Edition - Bod3433

Imprint Names:  Wright, J.Clarke, J.Thackeray, W.Passinger, T.

Imprint Locations:  LondonLondonLondonLondon

Date  between 1681 and 1684

Imprint: Printed for J. Wright, J. Clarke, W. Thackeray, and T. Passinger


Ballad - Roud Number: V11690

Title: The woman to the plow and the man to the hen-roost. Or, a fine way to cure a cot-quean

First Line: Both men and women listen well

Tune: I have for all good wives a song

References:

ESTC: R26474

Themes:  HouseworkDomestic relationsSex role

Don. b.13(106)

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Harding B 39(157)

Notes:  Harding B 39(157) is a photograph of the Huth (Harvard) copy.


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Edition - Bod24108

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad - Roud Number: V13333

Title: The good-man of Auchter Muchty; or The wife turned good-man

First Line: In Auchtermuchty lived a man

Tune: Pultring poverty

References:

ESTC: T35742

Themes:  FarmersWomenHouseworkSex role

Douce Ballads 3(36b)

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Harding B 3(17)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 21860

Titles:
The oak and the ivy
The oak & ivy

First Lines:
In the depths of the forest an old oak grew
In the depth of the forest an old oak grew

Themes:
Oaktree
Oak tree
Sex role
Patriotism

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V7513

Titles:
The West-country weaver

First Lines:
Good people I marry'd a turbulent wife

Themes:
Domestic relations
Sex role
Adultery
Sports

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V358

Titles:
The churlish husband turned nurse
The churlish farmer
The churlish husband turn'd nurse
Churlish husband turned nurse

First Lines:
Tis of an ancient farmer you'll hear without delay
It is of an ancient farmer you'll hear without delay

Themes:
Marriage
Domestic strife
Sex role
Housework

Edition - Bod11221

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Disley, Printer, 57, High-street, St. Giles


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24454

Title: I cannot mind my wheel, mother

First Line: I cannot mind my wheel, mother

Themes:  SailorsSpinning

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1663

Title: The pensioner's complaint

First Line: You neighbours all listen, a story I'll tell

Themes:  Sex roleDomestic strife

Harding B 11(1622)

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Edition - Bod11669

Imprint Names:  Hodges, E.M.A.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1846 and 1854

Imprint: Hodges, (from Pitts) Wholesale Toy Warehouse, 31, [Dudley] Street, Seven Dials


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5198

Title: Banner & the sword

First Line: We'll seek some distant clime

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V15513

Title: Going out to market

First Line: Once I was never satisfied with how the cash was laid out

Themes:  Domestic economyPoliceShopkeepersSex role

Harding B 11(1353)

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Johnson Ballads 465

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Edition - Bod11671

Imprint Names:  Pratt, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  c.1850

Imprint: W. Pratt, Printer, 82, Digbeth, Birmingham

Series Identifier: 681


Ballad - Roud Number: V15513

Title: Going out to market

First Line: Once I was never satisfied with how the cash was laid out

Themes:  Domestic economyPoliceShopkeepersSex role

Harding B 11(1352)

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Edition - Bod9987

Imprint Names:  Disley, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1860 and 1883

Imprint: Henry Disley, Printer, 57, High Street, St. Giles, London


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15513

Title: Going out to market

First Line: Once I was never satisfied with how the cash was laid out

Themes:  MoneyDomestic economyShopkeepersPoliceSex role

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2436

Title: Loch-na-garr

First Line: Away, ye gay landscapes, ye garden of roses

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

Firth c.20(123)

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Harding B 11(1350)

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Edition - Bod23938

Imprint Names:  Bates, C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1685 and 1714

Imprint: Printed for C. Bates, at the White-Hart in West-Smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: V7513

Title: The West-country weaver

First Line: Good people I marry'd a turbulent wife

Tune: If love's a sweet passion

References:

ESTC: R234105

Themes:  AdulteryDomestic relationsSex roleSports

Douce Ballads 2(250a)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 15129

Titles:
Dandy husband
The dandy husband

First Lines:
Come all you married women
Come all you married women, wherever you may be
Come all you married women whoever that you be

Themes:
Sex role
Housework
Marriage - women
Domestic economy
Dandies

Edition - Bod99

Imprint Names:  March, R. and Co.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1877 and 1884

Imprint: R. March & Co., 18, St. James's Walk, Clerkenwell, London, E.C.

Notes:  Two sheets forming a songbook. With advertisements and prose pieces. Stamped: Bodleian Library, 22 April, 1918. Large format

Series Identifier: March's Royalty Songs 56


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 608

Title: Down in a cottage

First Line: Down in a cottage near a wood

Performers:  Redfern, Sam

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V10152

Title: The dear old stile

First Line: As twilight softly gathers round

Performers:  Torr, Clara

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1229

Title: Loving tears

First Line: Ah love, the sun is sinking into the silent sea

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V4474

Title: Little children

First Line: You are glad, O little children

Performers:  Elliott, Meredyth

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V10142

Title: Dreaming of home and mother

First Line: Dreaming of home, dear old home!

6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13900

Title: The soldier's tear

First Line: Upon the hill he turn'd

7th Ballad

Title: I was there

First Line: Now here I am in luck again I've been to see a fight

Performers:  Kavanagh, J.H., d. 1907

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V376

Title: Dear mother, I've come home to die

First Line: Dear mother, I remember well

9th Ballad

Title: He's in the Asylum now

First Line: The author of this song when young

Performers:  Costello, Tom, 1863-1945

10th Ballad - Roud Number: V5732

Title: Good old Mary Ann

First Line: Perhaps I'm right to think you've heard of good old Mary Ann

Performers:  Murray, Slade

11th Ballad

Title: Felise

First Line: While the soft twilights close

12th Ballad - Roud Number: V232

Title: The better land

First Line: I hear thee speak of the Better Land

Authors:  Cowen, Frederick Hymen, Sir, 1852-1935

13th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home, sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam

14th Ballad - Roud Number: V9221

Title: The life boat crew

First Line: Old England can boast of her heroes brave

15th Ballad - Roud Number: V26844

Title: Only bubbles

First Line: Why what is the matter, my darling?

16th Ballad - Roud Number: V6674

Title: Jeanie Gordon, or, A shilling and a kiss

First Line: Behold, among the Highland Lads

17th Ballad - Roud Number: 559

Title: Young country squire

First Line: There's a young country squire, so I have been told

Authors:  Ware, George

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

18th Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

Authors:  O'Keeffe, John, 1747-1833

19th Ballad - Roud Number: V35015

Title: Come and have a tiddley!

First Line: My dear wife's darling mother came

Performers:  Fancourt, Tom

20th Ballad

Title: That was before my time

First Line: I hear people say that us girls of to-day

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

21st Ballad - Roud Number: V9480

Title: Pretty mocking bird

First Line: Living echo, bird of eve

Authors:  Morton, T.Bishop, Henry Rowley, Sir, 1786-1855

22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1607

Title: Excelsior

First Line: The shades of night were falling fast

Authors:  Lindsay, Miss

23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3332

Title: The beggar child's dream

First Line: The snow had robed the earth in white

24th Ballad - Roud Number: V3858

Title: \"I can tell it by your bumps\"

First Line: Behold a man of science

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

Themes:  Phrenology

25th Ballad - Roud Number: V32285

Title: Aren't they pretty?

First Line: Of course, we all well know, the ladies like to go

Themes:  Shopping

26th Ballad - Roud Number: V29943

Title: Tiddy fol lol

First Line: There's a party I know, tiddy fol lol, tiddy fol lol

27th Ballad - Roud Number: V23181

Title: I'm not

First Line: \"Appearance is deceptive\" -- that's a truth you may declare

Performers:  Freeman, Harry

28th Ballad

Title: Encore! a bottle more

First Line: A long time in one house had lived

29th Ballad - Roud Number: V5297

Title: Give me back my heart again

First Line: Give me back my heart again

30th Ballad - Roud Number: V18290

Title: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

First Line: Blow, blow, thou winter wind

Authors:  Shakespeare, William

Performers:  Arne, Michael, 1741-1786

31st Ballad

Title: At eventide

First Line: 'Tis eventide, the sky is golden

32nd Ballad - Roud Number: V20193

Title: Trade marks

First Line: In every grade of business, since the days of Noah's ark

Performers:  Beauchamp, George

33rd Ballad

Title: Heart's ease

First Line: In thy garden blooms a flower

Performers:  Heald, Joseph

34th Ballad - Roud Number: V12097

Title: We drew his club money this morning

First Line: Micky Rooney went and joined

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

Themes:  Salvation Army

35th Ballad - Roud Number: V20861

Title: A free lance am I

First Line: My sword by my side, I merrily ride

Performers:  Federici, Frederick, d. 1888

36th Ballad - Roud Number: V20229

Title: Starlight

First Line: Starlight only shone above you

37th Ballad - Roud Number: V6072

Title: Because she ain't built that way

First Line: Why is it a woman can't climb up a tree

Performers:  Hunter, G.W.

38th Ballad - Roud Number: V21952

Title: Oh! Mr. Jackson

First Line: Behold in me a victim of a House of Lords' decision

Authors:  West, Arthur, 1864-1894

Performers:  Randall, Harry, 1860-1932

Themes:  MarriageSex role

39th Ballad - Roud Number: V28429

Title: Marnie's wedding

First Line: Come over the hills with garlands and flowers

40th Ballad

Title: Illustration

First Line: In singing songs most people have their own peculiar style

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

41st Ballad - Roud Number: V4573

Title: Beautiful sleep!

First Line: Sleep! sleep! beautiful sleep

42nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8074

Title: Is it wrong to kiss?

First Line: Is it wrong to kiss asked a timid maid

43rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15719

Title: The emigrant ship

First Line: See yon vessel, in the harbour

Performers:  Leyton, George, 1864-1948

44th Ballad - Roud Number: V32739

Title: That awful yeo ho!

First Line: The sailors were seated in a ring

Performers:  Roberts, Egbert

45th Ballad - Roud Number: V121

Title: Deserted by declining years

First Line: Deserted by declining day

46th Ballad

Title: \"He said to me\"

First Line: A lady fair with terra cotta hair

Authors:  Hickman, C.D.

Performers:  Pelham, Paul

Themes:  Prostitution

47th Ballad - Roud Number: V28035

Title: The girl was young and pretty

First Line: I'll sing a song with a moral about

Attributation: Written Composed & Sung by Charles Chaplin

Authors:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

Performers:  Chaplin, Charles, d. 1901

48th Ballad

Title: I couldn't get in!

First Line: One morn, on pleasure I was bound

Authors:  Harrington, John Patrick, b. 1865

Performers:  Bignell, Charles

49th Ballad - Roud Number: V32283

Title: Ivanhoe

First Line: Now ladies do not think for a moment I'm a single man

Performers:  Munroe, Walter

50th Ballad

Title: A tale of the sea, or Shipwrecked

First Line: Winds were howling, waves were raging

Authors:  McGlennon, Felix

51st Ballad

Title: Fishing

First Line: When two little boys going out for the day

Performers:  Squire, Tom, d. 1891

52nd Ballad

Title: Thine only thine

First Line: One golden eve long years ago

53rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20648

Title: Adieu or Radoo

First Line: Radoo, Radoo, kind friends Radoo, Radoo, Radoo

54th Ballad - Roud Number: V20918

Title: Gently does the trick

First Line: Some people in this world go very much too fast

Performers:  Corney, Arthur

55th Ballad - Roud Number: V2859

Title: 'Ave a glass, won't yer?

First Line: [I] ain't a particular strong-minded chap

56th Ballad

Title: True love lives long

First Line: I sat at the open lattice, and heard the billows roar

57th Ballad - Roud Number: V27965

Title: Fatherland

First Line: When Saxon Alfred rul'd our land, and strove to make his people great

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

58th Ballad - Roud Number: V5529

Title: Fairweather friends

First Line: I used to have a bosom friend, I used to call him Jack

59th Ballad - Roud Number: V4852

Title: Poor thing

First Line: Sal Smith was a nice girl, but so shy, poor thing!

Authors:  Morton, Richard

Performers:  Lloyd, Marie (Matilda Wood), 1870-1922

60th Ballad - Roud Number: V20399

Title: The old home down on the farm

First Line: When a boy I used to dwell

Authors:  DuBois, Gustavus

Performers:  Howard, H.J.

61st Ballad - Roud Number: V10129

Title: After long years

First Line: The Christmas log is burning bright

62nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2858

Title: As in a looking glass

First Line: Seen, as in a looking glass are our thoughts where'er we go

Performers:  Hylton, Millie, 1868-1920

63rd Ballad - Roud Number: V26984

Title: The cross of St. Paul's

First Line: When the moors are blue with heather, and the autumn breezes blow

64th Ballad - Roud Number: V29078

Title: Flowers from home

First Line: Flowers from home! her pale cheek flushes

65th Ballad

Title: The other day

First Line: Tis well nigh twenty years agone

66th Ballad

Title: England is England still

First Line: There are those in the dear land of England

Performers:  Rowley, J.W., 1847-1925

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Edition - Bod7367

Imprint Names:  Walker, G.

Imprint Locations:  Durham

Date  between 1797 and 1834

Imprint: Walker, Printer, Durham

Series Identifier: 67


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15513

Title: Going out to market

First Line: Once I was never satisfied with how the cash was laid out

Themes:  Domestic economyPoliceShopkeepersSex role

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3706

Title: The moon is on the waters

First Line: When the moon is on the waters

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V5485

Title: The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

Themes:  Crime - 19th centuryTheft

Firth b.26(497)

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Harding B 11(1351)

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Johnson Ballads 1599

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Johnson Ballads 1600

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Johnson Ballads 1601

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Johnson d.1773(p. 251v)

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Edition - Bod18979

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Sheet References:  ESTC: T195253

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V358

Title: The churlish farmer

First Line: It is of an ancient farmer you'll hear without delay

Themes:  Sex roleDomestic strife

2nd Ballad

Title: The forsaken lover

First Line: Early one morning near the sun rising

Themes:  Seduction and abandonment

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V24063

Title: The hairy cap

First Line: In Northumberland there lies a company

Themes:  SoldiersNorth America

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V20843

Title: The fox-chace a hunting song

First Line: Hark the hunstman begun to sound his shrill horn

Themes:  Hunting

Harding B 6(20)

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