Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1863 and 1885


H.P. Such, Machine Printer and Publisher, 177, Union Street, Borough, S.E.

Series Identifier:



1st Ballad - Roud Number: 17720

Title: I must not tell tales

First Line: As home with my pail thro' the meadows I strayed

Themes:  SeductionRural society

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13827

Title: Tired soldier

First Line: The tired soldier bold and brave

Notes:  Harding B 15(333a) is another edition of this ballad alone

Themes:  Soldiers

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2543: Gripping someone by the hand or the wrist; clasped hands
33C21: Courting
46C24: Sailing-ship, sailing-boat
25K13: Coast (in tropical and sub-tropical regions)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
46C1211: Carrying something in basket, bag, rucksack, etc.
41A3611: Spire (of tower on house or building)
25I22: Prospect of village, silhouette of village
46C5131: Asking the way


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1646)

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