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Viewing: Firth b.28(34)

Sheet Notes:  Stamped: Bodleian Library, Percy Manning Collection, 1917. Large format

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 2647

Title: Nature's gay day

First Line: It was nature's gay day

Themes:  May day


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1146

Title: Young Edward the gallant hussar

First Line: A damsel possessed of great beauty


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V9065

Title: The wreath

First Line: For me my fair a wreath has wove


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V3111

Title: Banks of Clyde

First Line: While some praise the pastoral margin of Tweed

Subjects:  Clyde River (Scotland)


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 2675

Title: The robin's petition

First Line: When the leaves had forsaken the trees

Themes:  Robin, the


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V19509

Title: Tipitywichet

First Line: This very morning handy

Themes:  Drinking


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me

First Line: Canst thou love, yet coldly fly me?

Performers:  Wilson, Mr.


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3939

Title: Barney Brallaghan's wedding

First Line: Dear Judy at last has gi'en the kind yes

Themes:  Marriage


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V9075

Title: The dew is on the grass

First Line: Softly, softly will I pass

Performers:  Waylett, Harriet, 1798-1851


10th Ballad - Roud Number: V3541

Title: Light cigar

First Line: Now the day is over

Tune: Law

Themes:  Smoking


11th Ballad - Roud Number: 2062

Title: The bride's farewell

First Line: Farewell, mother! tears are streaming


12th Ballad - Roud Number: V1821

Title: Where is the rover

First Line: Where, where is the rover?


13th Ballad - Roud Number: V15969

Title: I'll not throw away the flower

First Line: I'll not throw away the flower


14th Ballad - Roud Number: V2898

Title: The rose of Cashmere

First Line: By the flower of the valley


15th Ballad - Roud Number: 12880

Title: The congreve man

First Line: I am going to tell you a curious tale

Tune: The cork leg


16th Ballad - Roud Number: V29582

Title: She lived for love alone

First Line: She liv'd for love alone


17th Ballad - Roud Number: V155

Title: The mountain's brow

First Line: Away, away to the mountain's brow


18th Ballad - Roud Number: 1234

Title: Landlord fill a flowing bowl

First Line: Come landlord fill a flowing bowl

Themes:  Drinking


19th Ballad - Roud Number: V16583

Title: Deploring damsel

First Line: 'Twas when the seas were roaring

Themes:  Sailors


20th Ballad - Roud Number: V7197

Title: Swiss boy

First Line: Come arouse thee, arouse thee, my brave Swiss boy


21st Ballad - Roud Number: V5375

Title: Kate Anderson, my Kate. (An answer to John Anderson my Joe)

First Line: Kate Anderson, my ain Kate


22nd Ballad - Roud Number: V11234

Title: Give Isaac the nymph

First Line: Give Isaac the nymph who no beauty can boast


23rd Ballad - Roud Number: V434

Title: Light bark

First Line: Off! said the stranger, off! off! & away


24th Ballad - Roud Number: 17553

Title: Merry row the bonnie bark

First Line: O, merry row, O, merry row


25th Ballad - Roud Number: V21048

Title: This rose I pluck'd at morn

First Line: This rose I pluck'd at morn


26th Ballad - Roud Number: V15537

Title: My Henry is gone

First Line: O green are the groves where with Henry I strayed


27th Ballad - Roud Number: V931

Title: Oft in the stilly night

First Line: Oft in the stilly night


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31D17: Old woman
41B2141: Chimney-piece, mantelpiece
48C514: Picture, painting
31D13: Adolescent, young woman, maiden
42G11: Series of ancestral portraits, 'Ahnengalerie'
41A222: Drawing-room, 'salon'




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