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Viewing: Firth b.27(378)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21110

Title: Birth of liberty

First Line: When first infant Liberty dropt upon earth

Themes:  LibertyBill of Rights


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V17180

Title: Home of my childhood

First Line: Home of my childhood, though I leave thee


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V20109

Title: The sweetest time of life

First Line: Oh! the sweetest time of life


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V12130

Title: Hail to thee, England!

First Line: Hail to thee, England, blest isle of the ocean!

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
25H18: Cultivated land
25G41(ROSE): Flowers: rose
43B144: Picking flowers

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
25I141: Street
42E34: Urn
41B1: Open fire (in general)
31AA231(+72): Standing figure - AA - female human figure (+ two persons)



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