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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3217

Titles:
My wopping mother-in-law

First Lines:
Now if you'll pay attention and listen awhile

Themes:
Stepmothers

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3964

Titles:
The dying boy's reflections

First Lines:
Oh, speak to me, dear mother, and let thine eyes of blue

Themes:
Death - children
Stepmothers

Edition - Bod13431

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(125) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 907


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10485

Title: The backslider's return; or The infidel's deathbed repentance

First Line: O, Saviour, I have found thee!

Authors:  Dawson, S.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3964

Title: The dying boy's reflections

First Line: Oh, speak to me, dear mother, and let thine eyes of blue

Themes:  Death - childrenStepmothers

Harding B 11(126)

Notes:  Harding B 11(126) is another impression.


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Edition - Bod18777

Imprint Names:  Aldermary Church Yard

Imprint Locations:  London

Imprint: Printed and sold at No. 4, Aldermary Church Yard


Ballad - Roud Number: 3853

Title: Lady Isabella's tragedy; or, The step mother [sic] cruelty

First Line: There was a lord of worthy fame

References:

ESTC: T37465

Themes:  CannibalismMurderCruel stepmother

Harding B 5(6)

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Edition - Bod23604

Imprint Names:  Harkness, J.

Imprint Locations:  Preston

Date  between 1840 and 1866

Notes:  Harding B 11(126) is another impression.

Series Identifier: 907


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V10485

Title: The backslider's return; or The infidel's deathbed repentance

First Line: O, Saviour, I have found thee!

Attributation: Composed by S. Dawson

Authors:  Dawson, S.

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3964

Title: The dying boy's reflections

First Line: Oh, speak to me, dear mother, and let thine eyes of blue

Themes:  Death - childrenStepmothers

Harding B 11(125)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3853

Titles:
The lady Isabella's tragedy; or, The step-mother's cruelty
The lady Isabella's tragedy. Or, The stepmothers cruelty
Lady Isabella's tragedy; or, The step mother [sic] cruelty
Lady Isabella's tragedy; or, The step-mother's cruelty
The lady Isabella's tragedy, or, the Step mothers cruelty

First Lines:
There was a lord of worthy fame

Themes:
Cannibalism
Murder
Crime - 18th century
Executions
Stepmothers
Cruel stepmother

Edition - Bod13664

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  [s.l.]

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3217

Title: My wopping mother-in-law

First Line: Now if you'll pay attention and listen awhile

Themes:  Stepmothers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14834

Title: Lonely is the house now mother's gone

First Line: Little sister darling why that look of care

Tune: Empty cradle

Themes:  Mothers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V3010

Title: The welcome letter

First Line: The stars were brightly shining the night was calm and clear

Themes:  SoldiersLetter-writing

Harding B 11(4320)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V5691

Titles:
The cruel step-mother; or, The unhappy son
The cruel step-mother; or, the Unhappy son
The cruel step mother; or, the Unhappy son
The cruel step-mother: or, the Unhappy son
The cruel step-mother: or, The unhappy son

First Lines:
You most indulgent parents lend an ear
You most indulgent parents, lend an ear
You most indulgen[t] parents lend an ear

Subjects:
Jamaica
York (England)

Themes:
Letter-writing
Courts and law
Inheritance
Slavery
Stepmothers
Ghosts

Edition - Bod24157

Imprint Names:  White, J.

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Date  between 1711 and 1769

Imprint: Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed and Sold by John White


Ballad - Roud Number: 3853

Title: The lady Isabella's tragedy; or, The step-mother's cruelty

First Line: There was a lord of worthy fame

Tune: The lady's fall

References:

ESTC: T37464

Themes:  StepmothersCannibalismMurderCrime - 18th centuryExecutions

Douce Ballads 3(60a)

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Edition - Bod24199

Imprint Names:  Dicey, W. and C.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1736 and 1763

Imprint: Printed and Sold at the Printing-Office in Bow-Church-Yard, London

Notes:  The first illustration appears in \"The history of Dr. John Faustus,\" the second illustration in \"The history of Fortunatus,\" both printed by Cluer Dicey and Richard Marshall in Aldermary Church Yard, London [c. 1764-1779]


Ballad - Roud Number: V5691

Title: The cruel step-mother: or, The unhappy son

First Line: You most indulgen[t] parents lend an ear

References:

ESTC: N15347

Subjects:  JamaicaYork (England)

Themes:  StepmothersInheritanceGhostsLetter-writingCourts and law

Douce Ballads 3(7a)

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