Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Firth c.13(294)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 214094

Title: My ship rocks in the offing

First Line: Come let me kiss those tears away

Tune: The girl I left behind me

Themes:  Sailors

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V3339

Title: Canst thou love?

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

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 12896

Title: Ben Cable

First Line: One night, 'twas at sea, in the midst of a storm

Themes:  Sailors

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 22071

Title: Parody on The wolf

First Line: At the peaceful midnight hour

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
47I85: Woodgathering, woodgatherer

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45C16(MUSKET): Firearms (with NAME)
43C11482: Hunting horn
43CC114: Hunter - CC - female hunter, huntress

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