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Edition - Bod24001

Imprint Names:  [s.n.]

Imprint Locations:  Newcastle

Imprint: Newcastle upon Tyne: Printed in this present Year

Ballad - Roud Number: V6096

Title: A worthy example of a virtuous wife

First Line: In Rome, I read a nobleman

Tune: Flying fame


ESTC: N70883

Douce Ballads 3(108b)

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Ballad Work - Roud Number: V6096

A worthy example of a virtuous wife
Roman charity
A worthy example of a vertuous wife, who fed her father with her own milk

First Lines:
In Rome, I read, a noble man
In Rome I read a nobleman
In Rome, I read a nobleman
In Rome I read a noble-man

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