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Viewing: Johnson Ballads fol. 27

1st Ballad - Roud Number: 22885

Title: The May pole

First Line: Come lasses & lads, get leave of your dads

Themes:  May day


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 217

Title: When bucks a hunting go

First Line: How sweet is the horn that sounds in the morn

Themes:  Hunting


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V25958

Title: Robin Hood

First Line: As blithe as the linnet sings in the green wood

Subjects:  Robin Hood (legendary character)


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 21272

Title: Grand conversation under the rose

First Line: As Mars and Minerva was viewing of some implements

Themes:  Politics and government


5th Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: Little Mary the sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary strayed by the sea side


6th Ballad - Roud Number: V4632

Title: Firm as oak, & free from care

First Line: Oh firm as oak, and free from care


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V265

Title: The blue-eyed stranger

First Line: One night the north wind loud did blow


8th Ballad - Roud Number: 155

Title: Mary of the moor

First Line: Twas one cold night when the wind


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 2668

Title: Poor dog Tray

First Line: On the green banks of Shannon, when Shelah was nigh


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44C312: Political caricatures and satires
61B2(Ellenborough, Edward Law, Baron, 1750-1818): Historical person (with NAME)

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
44C312: Political caricatures and satires
61B2(Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852): Historical person (with NAME)

3rd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
46C131613: Reins
46C14: Animal traction, animal-drawn vehicle (carriage etc.)

4th Illustration

IconClass Codes:
41B33: Lantern
44G21: Night patrol



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