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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4804

Title: Paddy you're the devil, or A parody on Willy, we have missed you

First Line: Oh, Paddy, is it you, jewel

Notes:  Appears also, but with a different illustration, in 2806 b.9(274). Firth c.22(85) is the same setting of type but with an abbreviated title and a different illustration

Themes:  Drunkenness

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1613

Title: Heenan's challenge to Mace

First Line: Attention pay dear Irishmen to what you now shall hear

Themes:  Prizefighting

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20807

Title: I'm too fat to do it?

First Line: It is a fact I'm very stout

Tune: Mrs. Johnston

Notes:  Appears also in 2806 b.11(129) and Harding B 19(54a) but with different cuts.

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A6: Garden
41C121: Giving drink
41A54: Fence, wall, paling
33C22: Lovers' meeting
41C122: Pouring

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
43C391: Boxing (sport)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
44G544: Theft
43C75: Mischief-making play
25G3(APPLE-TREE): Trees: apple-tree
47I4131: Picking fruit
25G21(APPLE): Fruits: apple


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(62)

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