Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1802 and 1819


Printed and sold by J. Pitts, 14 Great st. Andrew street, seven Dials


Harding B 17(101b) is another edition.


Ballad - Roud Number: 520

Title: The frolicksome Irishman

First Line: About nine months ago I was digging the land

Themes:  Soldiers, Irish


IconClass Codes:
25F42: Snakes
71A32122: The tree of knowledge of good and evil (whose fruit, usually apples or figs, brings death); the tree may be guarded by the serpent
23A21: Serpent Ouroboros


Shelfmark: 2806 b.11(77)

Notes:  Slip.

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Shelfmark: 2806 c.18(120)

Notes:  Slip.

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Shelfmark: Firth c.14(116)

Notes:  Slip.

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Shelfmark: Harding B 25(697)

Notes:  Slip.

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