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Viewing: Firth b.26(467/468)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V9630

Title: The wandering boy

First Line: When the winter wind whistles along the wild moor

Authors:  White, Henry Kirke, 1785-1806


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 1240

Title: Old Towler

First Line: Bright chanticleer proclaims the dawn

Themes:  Hunting


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V4160

Title: The mariner's compass

First Line: Sam spritsail's a lad you delight in

Themes:  Sailors


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 12680

Title: The woodpecker

First Line: I knew by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V5639

Title: Smoky house, and scolding wife

First Line: The tale is true I've often heard

Themes:  TavernsDomestic relations


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13449

Title: Home, sweet home

First Line: Mid pleasures and places [sic] tho' we may roam

Authors:  Payne, John Howard, 1791-1852


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 381

Title: Second thoughts are best

First Line: Come write me down ye powers above


8th Ballad - Roud Number: V3501

Title: Answer to Home, sweet home

First Line: I was courted by a young man, who led me astray



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