Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13831

Title: Why did she leave him

First Line: Why did she leave him, they grew up together

Themes:  WealthRejected suitor

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V8370

Title: The seaboy's gratitude

First Line: The waves may cancel every trace

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
42D111: Man kneeling before his beloved (proposing)
41A222: Drawing-room, 'salon'
42D119: Being refused, the proposal rejected

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44G312: Prisoner; in fetters
44G313: Prisoner in cell or locked place
11P3: Organization, functionaries and dignitaries in churches and in related institutions
33B111: Cocking a snook (gesture with thumb to nose, fingers spread out)
11P4: Representants of the Church (Christians in general, laymen, monks, etc.) in strife with each other or with opponents


Shelfmark: Firth b.27(34)

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Shelfmark: Johnson Ballads 3278

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