Broadside Ballads Online

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Imprint Names:

Imprint Locations:

    between 1828 and 1829

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Viewing: Johnson Ballads 57

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V1050

Title: The frozen river

First Line: When winter chains from shore to shore

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2869

Title: Rose bud in summer

First Line: When the rose bud in summer

3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V815

Title: Smile again, bonny lassie

First Line: Smile again my bonny lassie

4th Ballad - Roud Number: 23133

Title: The bewilder'd maid

First Line: Slow broke the light & sweet breath'd the morn

Themes:  Soldiers - death in battle

5th Ballad - Roud Number: V1681

Title: He's all the world to me

First Line: O'er the brake, or o'er the mountain

6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4372

Title: Old Mr. December

First Line: Old Mr December he lost his wife

Themes:  Domestic relationsMarriage - age difference

7th Ballad - Roud Number: V852

Title: Sons of Albion

First Line: You sons of Albion take up your arms

Subjects:  Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821

8th Ballad - Roud Number: V1067

Title: The frozen tear

First Line: On beds of snow the moon-beam slept

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