Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V3290

Title: 4th West militia

First Line: As time is on the wing, a song I'll try and sing

Tune: The grand march

Themes:  MilitaryMilitia

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 13469

Title: The banished defender

First Line: You Catholics of Erin, give ear unto these lines I write

Subjects:  Ireland

Themes:  Catholic Church

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
45D312: Officer
46A23: Contrast between important and unimportant people; the inferior before the superior, the weak before the mighty

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
11Q712: Church (exterior)
25H15: Forest, wood
25I28: Outskirts of village
42D23: Departure from the paternal home


Shelfmark: Firth c.26(107)

Notes:  Printer was probably T. Pearson; see Harding B 15(5b)

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Shelfmark: Firth c.26(167)

Notes:  Printer was probably T. Pearson; see Harding B 15(5b)

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