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Printed and Sold in Aldermary Church-Yard, Bow Lane, London


Ballad - Roud Number: V31851

Title: The distracted sailor

First Line: Oh! how pleasant are young lovers


ESTC: T192114

Subjects:  Spain

Themes:  SailorsUnfaithfulnessBethlehem Royal Hospital (London, England)


IconClass Codes:
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.
46C223: Harbour
25I12: Prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city
45(+3): Warfare; military affairs (+ naval force)
44A3(+2)(SCOTLAND): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
45K13(+73): Fortress (+ warfare ~ water, along a river, on a shore)


Shelfmark: Douce Ballads 3(23a)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 4(45)

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