Broadside Ballads Online

from the Bodleian Libraries

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    between 1863 and 1885

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 7944

Title: Despised for being poor

First Line: Farewell, false girl, I leave you

Themes:  Rejected suitorPoverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V959

Title: Orphan boy's prayer

First Line: One fine summer's eve, as I careless was straying

Themes:  Orphans


IconClass Codes:
31A231: Standing figure
25H15: Forest, wood
33C2111: Watching the beloved asleep
31AA2361: Lying on the back with uplifted upper part of the body - AA - female human figure

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