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Viewing: Firth b.27(35)

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V21270

Title: Wife's lamentation

First Line: Ten years ago I married a man but such a drunken sot

Themes:  Drunkenness


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 2339

Title: Heather Jock

First Line: Heather Jock's noo awa


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: 1281

Title: Brave old oak

First Line: A song to the oak, the brave old oak

Authors:  Chorley, Henry Fothergill, 1808-1872

Themes:  English history


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 13248

Title: The Englishman

First Line: There's a land that bears a world-known name

Authors:  Cook, Eliza, 1818-1889

Subjects:  England

Themes:  Patriotism


1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B2311: Dove-cote
85(KITE AND THE PIGEONS): Fables (with TITLE)
25F33(KITE): Predatory birds: kite

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
31D5: Young versus old age; young and old



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