Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9356

Title: There are worse-looking fellows than me

First Line: 'Tis a blessing in every state

Themes:  Sexual boasts

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V7898

Title: Britannia sat weeping

First Line: Britannia sat weeping as pleasure pass'd by

Tune: Daughter of Israel

Themes:  Social statusPolitics and government - 19th century


IconClass Codes:
46C215(ANCHOR): Parts of ship's exterior: anchor
11M32: Hope, 'Spes'; 'Speranza divina e certa' (Ripa) ~ one of the Three Theological Virtues
31A72: Female sex; woman


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3769)

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