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Viewing: Firth b.25(579)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V16516

Title: The sufferings of the British army in the camp before Sebastopol

First Line: All you who live at home in ease, and sleep on beds of down

Authors:  Morgan, John

Notes:  Harding B 15(322a) is another issue of this ballad alone Harding B 15(322b) is another issue of this ballad alone

Themes:  Crimean War, 1853-1856


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V4387

Title: The maiden's wants

First Line: Oh here I am a blooming maid

Themes:  Domestic economyMarriage prospects - women



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