Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 1656

Title: Bonny black hare

First Line: One morning in autumn, by the dawn of the day

Themes:  Sexual intercourse

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 7150

Title: Betsy Brown or Riding in a cart

First Line: As I walk'd out one rainy day

Themes:  Paternity


IconClass Codes:
33C232: (lovers) kissing each other
23T27(XVI): Modern division of historical epochs ~ centuries (with Roman NUMBER of century)


Shelfmark: Firth b.34(39)

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