Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1830 and 1910

Other printings:


Viewing: Firth c.14(220)

Sheet Notes:  Slip

Ballad - Roud Number: V279

Title: The bold dragoon

First Line: Oh! there was an ancient fair, and she loved a neat young man

Themes:  Marriage - age difference


IconClass Codes:
45D313: Private soldier
33C231: Arm in arm (lovers)
42D313: Married couple of unequal size
41D221(+82): Head-gear (+ women's clothes)
41D2632: Parasol, sunshade

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