Broadside Ballads Online

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Viewing: Harding B 11(129)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 483

Title: Bailiff's daughter

First Line: I am a youth, a well beloved youth

Themes:  Lovers reunited

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1024

Title: Barley raking

First Line: It was in the merry month of May the hay wanted making

Subjects:  Liverpool (England)

Themes:  SeductionLetter-writingPregnancy


IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
35: Pastorals, Arcadian scenes
31AA2364: Lying on one side, with uplifted upper part of the body and leaning on the arm - AA - female human figure
47I2211: Herd, flock
33C2111: Watching the beloved asleep

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