Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Johnson Ballads 1477

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V5198

Title: The red cross banner

First Line: England it still the patriot fires

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V1787

Title: The spell is broken

First Line: My heart is like the faded flower

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V1858

Title: The lake of Killarney

First Line: Oh! the lake of Killarney is wide as 'tis deep

Subjects:  Ireland

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
45D323: Sailor
44A3(+2)(GREAT BRITAIN): Flag, colours (as symbol of the state, etc.) (+ nation; national)
46C24(BARK): Sailing-ship, sailing-boat (with NAME)
45C12(CLUB): Weapons for striking a blow: club
44A31: Banner, standard (as symbol of the state, etc.)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41A621: Pergola
49M32: Book
49N: Reading
41A6: Garden
31A235: Sitting figure
41A651: Garden fountain

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