Broadside Ballads Online

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Williamson, Printer, Newcastle

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1491

Title: The thrashing machine

First Line: There was a young farmer in --- it's said

Themes:  FarmersAdulteryServantsSexual intercourse

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V6524

Title: Farmers don't you cry

First Line: You Britain's [sic] bold of each degree

Themes:  Economy and trade - 19th centuryFarmers


IconClass Codes:
33C21: Courting
25H15: Forest, wood
31A2351: Sitting on the ground
31AA2351: Sitting on the ground - AA - female human figure


Shelfmark: Firth b.34(290)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(3809)

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