Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:



Walker, Printer, Durham


Harding B 11(982) is another edition.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1538

Title: A dream of Napoleon

First Line: One night sad and languid I went to my bed

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 22808

Title: The curly headed boy

First Line: My father was a farmer, and a farmer's son am I

Themes:  Farmers

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 22610

Title: The rover's bride

First Line: Oh, if you love me furl your sails


IconClass Codes:
24B62: Contemplation of the moon, 'schwärmen'
23R14: Night
25H131: Rocky coast
31A231: Standing figure
41D23321: Boots
24B: Moon as celestial body
31A25162(+81): Hand on the heart (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41D212: Coat, cape
41D221: Head-gear
46C24(+62): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (+ departure; weighing anchor)
44G38: Banishment, exile


Shelfmark: 2806 c.16(74)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(977)

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