Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 24884

Title: The soldier's adieu

First Line: Adieu my only life

Themes:  Soldiers

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V25688

Title: Tink a tink. Sung in Bluebeard

First Line: Yes Beda, thus Beda, when melancholy grew

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C22: Armour
45D312: Officer
45C41: (military) camp with tents
23T23: Classical antiquity (historical epoch)
45K21: Siege
94C: The Trojan war (94C - 94H)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31A2518(+81): Hand on the hip (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
41A16: Rural housing, e.g. country-house, villa, cottage
31A231: Standing figure
46A16: The rich
41D263: Walking-stick, staff


Shelfmark: Harding B 28(170)

Notes:  Torn at right side.

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