Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1821 and 1828


London: Printed and sold by J. and C. Evans, Long lane, Smithfield


Ballad - Roud Number: 1700

Title: The bloody gardener's cruelty: or, The shepherd's daughter betrayed

First Line: Come all ye lovers, and to me lend an ear

Themes:  MurderCourtship - difference in social statusCruel mother


IconClass Codes:
31A25552(+81): Index finger forwards, pointing, indicating (+ male human being (not to be used where -A- is prescribed))
31D11221: Boy (child between toddler and youth)
31D11222: Girl (child between toddler and youth)
31A25344(+82): Wiping away tears (+ female (human being) (not to be used where -AA- is prescribed))
33B11: Mocking, insulting; teasing
43C71463: Hitting ball with stick, etc. (children's game)


Shelfmark: Firth c.18(7)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 1(93)

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Shelfmark: Harding B 23(31)

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