Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V8211

Title: I wish I was lying alone

First Line: Young ladies have pity on me

Themes:  Marriage

2nd Ballad

Title: The soldier's dream

First Line: When the thundering of cannon died away on the air

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13883

Title: The ratcatcher's daughter

First Line: Not long ago, in Vestminstier

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
32B3211: American negroes
46A18: Slavery; serfs and slaves
61D(WEST INDIES): Geographical names of countries, regions, mountains, rivers, etc. (names of cities and villages excepted) (with NAME)
25K1: Landscapes in tropical and sub-tropical regions
31B11: Sleeping in bed
31E234632: Violent death by dagger, knife
33B6: Killing ~ aggressive relationships
46A182: Master ~ slave
61I(SLAVE REBELLION): Names of historical events and situations (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C11: Road, path
46B222: Pedlar
46C13142: Ass, donkey
43C7: Children's games and plays
31A27112: Running


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(29)

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