Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V15974

Title: The jolly young mountineer [sic]

First Line: Help! help! I've often heard the cry

Themes:  Mountaineering

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V14850

Title: Mary Mc.Quade

First Line: I think I'll go and hang myself

Themes:  Servants

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V15296

Title: Why do they scorn us

First Line: In the day's of prosperity some time ago

Subjects:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
23R14: Night
33C213: Serenade to the beloved
23T27(XVI): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41C222: Kitchen-maid, kitchen servant

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C911: Man dancing alone
32B311(IRISH): Europeans (with NAME)


Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 2607

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