Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V4597

Title: My Nannie O!!

First Line: Behind yon hills where Lurgar blows

Authors:  Burns, Robert, 1759-1796

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V13786

Title: Men of twenty-five

First Line: Rouse, Erin, rouse, and clap your wings

Tune: When my old cap was new

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V22637

Title: The death of Sarsfield

First Line: Sarsfield has sailed from Limerick town

Subjects:  Limerick (Ireland)Sarsfield, Patrick, d. 1693

Themes:  Politics and government - 17th century

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13867

Title: The minstrel boy

First Line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone

Authors:  Moore, Thomas, 1779-1852

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5374

Title: Kate Kearney

First Line: O, should you e'er meet this Kate Kearney

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A542: Gate, entrance
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
43B13: Walking, hiking (recreation)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club
31A421: Giants, colossi
31A442: Anthropomorphic beings with parts in greater number than normal

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45H3(+22): Battle (+ cavalry, horsemen)
45C13(SWORD)(+1): Hacking and thrusting weapons: sword (+ during the battle)
45H32: Charge ~ battle
45D313(+22): Private soldier (+ cavalry, horsemen)


Shelfmark: Harding B 19(48)

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