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    between 1850 and 1899

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Viewing: Harding B 40(10)

1st Ballad

Title: Denny Byrne the piper

First Line: In the year ninety-eight, when our troubles were great

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 5215

Title: The can of spring water

First Line: One evening in May as I carelessly strayed


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V27432

Title: The poor old sailor

First Line: 'Twas on a summers eve all labour was o'er

Notes:  Except for essential changes the setting of type is the same as The poor old soldier,' Harding B 40(12)

Themes:  Sailors


4th Ballad - Roud Number: V29546

Title: Lament of the ejected Irish peasant

First Line: The night is dark and dreary

Themes:  Land tenure - Ireland


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V2938

Title: Emmett's grave

First Line: Pray tell me, I said, to an old who stayed

Subjects:  Emmet, Robert, 1778-1803

Themes:  Politics and government - Ireland, 19th centuryIrish rebellion, 1803


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 13846

Title: Come back to Erin

First Line: Come back to Erin mavourneen, mavourneen


7th Ballad - Roud Number: V5560

Title: The four-leaf'd shamro[ck]

First Line: I'll seek a four leaf'd shamrock

Authors:  Lover, Samuel, 1797-1868


8th Ballad

Title: Defending the green. \"An Irish-American song\"

First Line: My Irish fellow-countrymen, one thought I pray, bestow

Themes:  Irish rebellion, 1798


9th Ballad - Roud Number: V17309

Title: The Irishman

First Line: The savage loves his native shore

Themes:  Irish


10th Ballad

Title: A new song on Home rule

First Line: You sons and fair daughters of Erin's green isle

Themes:  Home Rule - Ireland



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