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    between 1850 and 1899

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4355

Title: The wrongs of old Ireland

First Line: I'll sing you a song in a topical strain

Themes:  Ireland


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4419

Title: Pat's parody on nothing more

First Line: Last night while sitting on a dyke

Themes:  Irish exiles


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1629

Title: The fate of the poor Irish stranger

First Line: Oh pity the fate of a poor Irish stranger

Themes:  Irish exiles


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V27432

Title: The poor old soldier

First Line: 'Twas on a summers eve all labour was o'er

Notes:  Except for essential changes, including the omission of one stanza, the setting of type is the same as The poor old sailor,' Harding B 40(10)

Themes:  Soldiers


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 24282

Title: The Irish soldier

First Line: As I roved out one evening in the spring time of the year

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 2376

Title: Billy Byrne of Ballymanus

First Line: Come all you loyal heroes, pay attention to my song

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V30183

Title: Ireland is fated, but yet not to die

First Line: Although Erin its glories has oft times been told

Authors:  Hanley, P.

Subjects:  Ireland


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3730

Title: The moon dimm'd her beams

First Line: The moon dimmed her beams in a feathery cloud


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V12868

Title: Irish providence

First Line: My darling says Pat, to his spouse on his lap


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V9410

Title: The prayer for Ireland

First Line: Oh! God enthroned above in power

Themes:  Ireland


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V3715

Title: Paddy M'Gee's honey moon

First Line: My boys this night you've heard from me

Themes:  Marriage


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V5329

Title: Donald M Cree

First Line: Long have I sighed for thee, Donald M Cree


Printings:

Shelfmark: Harding B 40(12)


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