Broadside Ballads Online

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2806 c.13(238) is a duplicate of the last two ballads only.


1st Ballad - Roud Number: 5960

Title: The crook and plaid

First Line: If lasses lo'e the laddies, they surely should confess

Tune: The main-spring of love

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2681

Title: The slave's dream

First Line: I had a dream, a happy dream

Themes:  Slavery

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 2677

Title: Bonnie Ellerslie

First Line: She's gentle as the zephyr

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I221: Herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
47I2211: Herd, flock
48CC7525: One person playing wind instrument - CC - out of doors
47I2112: Cow

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B33(TURKS): Asiatic races and peoples: Turks
47I223: Milking
33B6: Killing ~ aggressive relationships
44G5111: Murder
31E2345: Violent death by pricking
31B6(+9161): Morphology of human expression (+ protecting)


Shelfmark: 2806 c.14(67)

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