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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3422

Titles:
The golden days of good queen Bess
The golden days of good Queen Bess

First Lines:
To my muse give attention, and deem it not a mystery
To my muse give attentien [sic] and deem it not a mystery

Subjects:
Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603

Themes:
Society

Edition - Bod17728

Imprint Names:  Jennings, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1790 and 1840

Imprint: Printed and sold by J. Jennings, 15, Water-lane, Fleet- street


Ballad - Roud Number: V3422

Title: The golden days of good Queen Bess

First Line: To my muse give attention, and deem it not a mystery

Authors:  Collins, John, d. 1808

Subjects:  Elizabeth I, Queen of England, 1533-1603

Themes:  Society

Harding B 25(754)

Notes:  Slip


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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: V8047

Titles:
Odd-fellows drink & kiss the lasses

First Lines:
Come Odd-fellows, jocund souls

Themes:
Oddfellows (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: V9355

Titles:
The Odd Fellow's model
The Odd fellow's model

First Lines:
An Odd Fellow's a fellow of whim and of sport
An Odd fellow's a fellow of whim and of sport

Themes:
Oddfellows (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: V9358

Titles:
The Odd fellows benefit

First Lines:
In all combined societies in England all around

Themes:
Oddfellows (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

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