Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8063

Title: Let me kiss you, father

First Line: Let me kiss you, father, kiss you

Tune: Bring your chair up nearer, father

2nd Ballad

Title: Buy a little table

First Line: Some people say it's jolly

Themes:  Marriage

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V8153

Title: It's bound to be right in the morning

First Line: I've heard men say when married they could not go out at night

Themes:  Marriage

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V7555

Title: Pretty little Flora

First Line: I sing of pretty Flora, a gem behind the bar

Performers:  Leybourne, George, 1842-1884

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25I141: Street
46B221: Street-trader
41D2631: Umbrella
26B: Rain
41C625: Pie
46C(+9): Traffic and transport (+ accident, collision, crash ~ traffic and transport)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43A2(+6): Private festivities, merry company (+ eating and drinking ~ festive activities)
41C71: Alcoholic drinks
41C5(+2): Celebration meal, feast, banquet (+ toast at meal, banquet)
44G13: Magistracy, judges
41C12: Drinking


Shelfmark: Harding B 20(24)

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