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1st Ballad

Title: The insurgent chief before the battle

First Line: Forth, forth, to the field of the foray

Tune: March to the battle field

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 3023

Title: A much-admired new song called The suit of green

First Line: Come all you pretty fair maids and listen to my melody

Themes:  Fenians


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V34586

Title: The wandering piper

First Line: Through foreign lands midst heat and cold


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V14936

Title: Have you seen my sister

First Line: Now my worthy friends have you any pity


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V30192

Title: The wife with high connexions

First Line: Although the honey moon is passed


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
48C85511: Punch and Judy

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I141: Reaping, picking, mowing ~ harvest
47I15(SICKLE): Agricultural implements: sickle

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I1(+22): Agriculture (+ women (labourers))
47I1(+21): Agriculture (+ men (labourers))
47I1431: Hay-cock

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25F23(LION): Beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
31A72: Female sex; woman
25F33(EAGLE): Predatory birds: eagle
25F36(PELICAN): Water-birds: pelican
11D131: Symbols of Christ ~ animals

5th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C232: Rowing-boat, canoe, etc.


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