Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4621

Title: In the days when I was hard up

First Line: In the days when I was hard up not many years ago

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3064

Title: The lad with his side lock curl'd

First Line: I own I'm in love with a spark

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
47D31: Windmill
46B222: Pedlar

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A711: Table
31B52: Drunkenness
31A235: Sitting figure
41C322: Mug, beaker, goblet
43A(+61): Festivities (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71(+3): Alcoholic drinks (+ foodstuffs in a glass)


Shelfmark: Harding B 11(1745)

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