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Viewing: Firth b.27(32)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V28059

Title: William and Nancy

First Line: The long boat's out, adieu, my love

Themes:  Sailors


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3080

Title: The signal to engage

First Line: The signal to engage shall be

Authors:  Dibdin, Charles, 1745-1814

Themes:  Naval battles


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: Jack Steadfast

First Line: Jack Steadfast and I were both messmates at sea

Themes:  Sailors


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V19886

Title: The blast of war

First Line: The blast of war may loudly blow

Themes:  Women


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
84(CINDERELLA): Tales and fairy tales (with TITLE)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
24B: Moon as celestial body
82A(JOHN BULL): Male literary characters (with NAME)
41C324: Tankard
43A(+61): Festivities (+ solitary drinking ~ festive activities)



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