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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V9356

Titles:
There are worse-looking fellows than me

First Lines:
'Tis a blessing in every state

Themes:
Sexual boasts

Edition - Bod1835

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  London

Ballad

Title: The young mans rambles, or The bachellors shifts

First Line: I courted a maiden was handsoma [sic] and fair

Tune: Laugh and lie down

References:

ESTC: R187845

Themes:  Sexual boasts

4o Rawl. 566(153)

Notes:  Torn lower edge; lacking imprint.


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Edition - Bod10703

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 897


1st Ballad

Title: The same old game

First Line: When I was quite a lad

Performers:  Torr, Sam, 1846-1899

Themes:  Sexual boasts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22678

Title: Close the shutters, Willie's dead

First Line: Close the shutters, Willie's dead

Authors:  Stewart, James

Performers:  Herbert, Sidney

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13215

Title: My Highland home

First Line: My Highland home, where tempests blow

Subjects:  Scotland

Firth c.26(101)

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Edition - Bod20797

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Ballad

Title: How to make love like an Irishman

First Line: Whene'er you go a courting a neat or dainty lass

Tune: May the blossoms of friendship never be nipt by the frost of disappointment

Themes:  Sexual boasts

2806 b.11(160)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod1261

Imprint Names:  Pitts, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1819 and 1844

Imprint: Pitts Printer, Wholesale toy and Marble Warehouse 6, Great st. Andrew street 7 Dials


Ballad - Roud Number: V3946

Title: The sprightly Irishman

First Line: I am a weaver by my trade

Themes:  Sexual boastsWeavers

2806 b.11(157)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 25(1827)

Notes:  Slip


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Johnson Ballads 1011

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5218

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Notes:  Part of a sheet of two ballads; see Firth b.34(251) for the imprint.


Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: The rambling miner

First Line: I am a miner stout and bold

Themes:  Coalmines and miningSexual boasts

Firth b.34(248)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth b.34(249)

Notes:  Slip.


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Firth b.34(250)

Notes:  Slip.


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Edition - Bod6534

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

Series Identifier: 196


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2

Title: Unfortunate lad

First Line: As I was walking down by the hospital

Themes:  Venereal disease

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: Rambling sailor

First Line: I am a sailor stout and bold

Themes:  SailorsSexual boasts

Firth b.34(302)

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Edition - Bod6997

Imprint Names:  Picken, W.

Imprint Locations:  Devonport

Imprint: Printed and Sold by W. Picken, 38, Tavistock-Street, Devonport


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 518

Title: The rambling miner

First Line: I am a miner stout and bold

Themes:  Coalmines and miningSexual boasts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V16372

Title: Madam Sneak

First Line: 'Twas on a frosty morn as Madam Sneak and I

Themes:  Physicians

Firth b.26(133)

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Firth b.34(251)

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Harding B 11(3224)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3946

Titles:
The sprightly Irishman
A new song on the royal wedding
The royal wedding!

First Lines:
I am a weaver by my trade
Good people draw near and attend for a while
Good peoplc [sic] draw near and attend for awhilo [sic]

Subjects:
Alexandra, Queen, Consort of Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1844-1925
Edward VII, King of Great Britain, 1841-1910

Themes:
Weavers
Irish
Sexual boasts
1863
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 518

Titles:
The rambing [sic] sailor
The rambling sailor
The rambling miner
Rambling soldier
Rambling sailor
The rambling soldier

First Lines:
I am a soldier blithe and gay
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I have crossed the ocean
I am a miner stout and bold
I am a sailor stout & bold long time I have ploughed the ocean
I am a soldier blythe and gay
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I've plough'd the ocean
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I have ploughed the ocean
I am a sailor stout & bold, long time I have ploughed the ocean
I am a sailor stout and bold
I am a sailor stout and bold, long time I've crossed the ocean

Subjects:
Plymouth (England)
Dover (England)
Woolwich (England)
Liverpool (England)
Greenwich (England)

Themes:
Sexual boasts
Sailors
Prostitution
Coalmines and mining
Soldiers
Naval

Edition - Bod7779

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9356

Title: There are worse-looking fellows than me

First Line: 'Tis a blessing in every state

Themes:  Sexual boasts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7898

Title: Britannia sat weeping

First Line: Britannia sat weeping as pleasure pass'd by

Tune: Daughter of Israel

Themes:  Social statusPolitics and government - 19th century

Harding B 11(3769)

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