Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V7068

Title: I wish I was single again

First Line: Once I was light-hearted and single

Tune: Somebody whispered so sweetly

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V5270

Title: A good honest heart

First Line: I'm happy, I'm cheerful, I'm merry and gay

Themes:  Happiness

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 3692

Title: Dear Kitty Gray

First Line: One morn through a village churchyard I did stray

1st 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

2nd 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)


Shelfmark: Harding B 20(35)

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