Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 13842

Title: The bridal ring

First Line: I dreamt last night of our earlier days

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3539

Title: The light guitar

First Line: O, leave the gay and festive scene

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: Wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles across the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806

4th Ballad - Roud Number: V6400

Title: To-day I'm sixty-two

First Line: Time on eagle's wings flies by, and I am left alone

Themes:  Age


IconClass Codes:
31A2351: Sitting on the ground
42E43: Churchyard, cemetery
42E31: Grave, tomb
42E131: Mourning the dead
42E441: Laying flowers or wreath on grave
31B6214(+81): Weeping (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))


Shelfmark: Firth b.27(406)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 11(448)

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