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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V11748

Titles:
The dying tears of a true lover forsaken, made on his death- bed, the hour before his death
The dying tears of a true lover forsaken. Made on his death- bed, the hour before his death

First Lines:
Those gentle hearts that true love crave

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4717

Titles:
Ma Molly Astore
Ma Molly astore
Molly astore

First Lines:
As down by Banna's banks I stray'd
As down on Banna's banks I strayed

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 3

Titles:
I sowed the seeds of love
Sprig of thyme
I sow[ed the] seeds [of love]
Seeds of love

First Lines:
Come all you pretty fair maids
I sowed the seeds of love it was [all in the] spring
I sowed the seeds of love, it was all in the spring
I sowed the seeds of love it was all in the spring

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6900

Titles:
The despairing youths grief crowned with joy and happiness, by the return of his dear love

First Lines:
Adieu my dear whom I adore

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2178

Titles:
Bunch of green ribbons

First Lines:
Once I had a sweetheart but now I have none

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V8249

Titles:
The Scottish lasses complaint for Sawny's unkindness: or, Her constant resolution in distress

First Lines:
Sawny was talle, and of noble race

Subjects:
Scotland
London (England)

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1855

Titles:
The distressed virgin; or, The false young man, and the constant maid, the qualities of them both displaid
\"The brandy-ball man\"

First Lines:
Kind friends, pay attention while a tale I relate
A thousand times my love command

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10224

Titles:
The slighted maid: or, The pining lover

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V4932

Titles:
Blackbird
The blackbird

First Lines:
'Twas on a bank of daises [sic] sweet
Twas on a bank of dasies [sic] sweet
'Twas on a bank of daisies sweet
Twas on a bank of daisies sweet

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 567

Titles:
The green willow

First Lines:
Young men are false and they are so deceitful

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V3175

Titles:
Captain's lovely daughter

First Lines:
One fine afternoon down to Liverpool I went

Subjects:
Liverpool (England)

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V2148

Titles:
The bashful virgin: or, The secret lover

First Lines:
O what a pain it is to be a lover

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6934

Titles:
The fickle Northern lass; or, The wronged shepherds resolution

First Lines:
There was a lass in the North country

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 593

Titles:
Young Thomas
I live not where I love

First Lines:
Come all you maids that live at a distance
Come all you maids who are at a distance
Come all you maidens that live at a distance

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10194

Titles:
The dispairing lover's address to Charon, for a passage to the Elizium shades: or, The fond lover's lamentation for the unkindness of Silvia
The dispairing lovers address to Charon, for a passage to the Elizium shades; or, the Fond lovers lamentation for the unkindness of Silvia

First Lines:
Charon make haste, and ferry me over

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V1623

Titles:
Henry's cottage maid

First Lines:
Ah, where can fly my soul's true-love
Ah! where can fly my soul's true-love
Ah where can fly my soul's truelove
Ah where can fly my soul's true-love

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V10599

Titles:
The love-sick maid: or, Cordelia's lamentation for the absence of her Gerhard
An excellent new song, call'd Gerhead and his mistress. Or, The love-sick maid Cordelia's lamentation for the absence of her Gerhead [with] The young man's answer
The love-sick maid: or, Cordelia's lamentation for the absence of her Gerheard
[The love-sick maid: or, Cordelia's lamentation for the] absence of her Gerhard

First Lines:
Be gone thou fatal fiery feavor
Begone thou fatal fiery fever, now begone; let love alone
Be gone thou fatal fiery feavor, now be gone
Be gone thou fatal fiery feaver

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 1994

Titles:
Logie o' Buchan
Logie O, Buchan

First Lines:
O Logie of Buchan, O Logie the laird
O Logie o' Buchan, O Logie the laird
O, Logie o' Buchan, O, Logie the laird

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13116

Titles:
The London lasses hue-and-cry after her dearly beloved Robin, whom she unluckily lost last Saturday night

First Lines:
Good people pray give your attention

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: 4788

Titles:
Three strings to my bow

First Lines:
I am a gtrl [sic] that's forsaken
I am a girl that's forsaken

Themes:
Unrequited love

Ballad Work - Roud Number: V13894

Titles:
To Miss S.M.R., of Stowmarket, Suffolk; after reading her remonstrance to her \"beloved one\", Mr. M.

First Lines:
Forbear, oh! miss such plaintive strains

Themes:
Unrequited love

Edition - Bod1384

Imprint Names:  Such, H.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1863 and 1885

Imprint: London: H. Such, Printer & Publisher, 177, (late 123) Union Street, Boro'

Notes:  Harding B 11(4092) is another edition.

Series Identifier: 59


1st Ballad - Roud Number: V220

Title: The bloom is on the rye

First Line: My pretty Jane! my dearest Jane

Authors:  Fitzball, Edward, 1792-1873

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V722

Title: We met

First Line: We met, - 'twas in a crowd

Authors:  Bayly, N.T.H. (Nathaniel Thomas Haynes), 1797-1839

Themes:  Unrequited love

Firth b.26(279)

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Edition - Bod1469

Imprint Names:  Haly

Imprint Locations:  Cork

Date  18--

Imprint: haly, printer, cork


Ballad - Roud Number: 4717

Title: Molly astore

First Line: As down by Banna's banks I stray'd

Themes:  Unrequited love

2806 c.8(179)

Notes:  Slip


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Harding B 26(438)

Notes:  Slip


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Edition - Bod5286

Imprint Names:  Wright, W.

Imprint Locations:  Birmingham

Date  between 1820 and 1855

Imprint: Wright, Printer, Birmingham

Notes:  The same setting of type as 2806 c.17(429)


Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a girl that's forsaken

Themes:  Unrequited love

2806 c.17(428)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(283).


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Edition - Bod5287

Imprint Names:  Catnach, J.

Imprint Locations:  London

Date  between 1813 and 1838

Imprint: Printed by J. Catnach, -- Sold by Marshall, Bristol


Ballad - Roud Number: 4788

Title: Three strings to my bow

First Line: I am a gtrl [sic] that's forsaken

Themes:  Unrequited love

2806 c.17(430)

Notes:  Slip. Originally a sheet with 2806 c.17(72) and 2806 c.17(468).


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