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Viewing: Harding B 36(23)

Sheet Notes:  Torn at lower right corner

1st Ballad - Roud Number: V22690

Title: Sailor boy capering ashore

First Line: Poll dang it how dost do


2nd Ballad - Roud Number: 276

Title: Jack on the Green

First Line: It was in the month of May


3rd Ballad - Roud Number: V342

Title: Kiss the charming fair

First Line: Oh how I love the ladies' sweet rosy lips to buss


4th Ballad - Roud Number: 1179

Title: Freemason's song

First Line: Come all you Freemason's that dwell around the globe


5th Ballad - Roud Number: V932

Title: Oh! 'tis love

First Line: Oh! 'tis love, 'tis love, 'tis love


6th Ballad - Roud Number: 7758

Title: Billy Barlow

First Line: O when I was born, says old Mother Goose


7th Ballad - Roud Number: 23546

Title: Oldham recruit

First Line: When au wur a young lad 16 years ago


8th Ballad - Roud Number: 906

Title: Sweet silver moon

First Line: As I went to my cot at the close of the day


9th Ballad - Roud Number: 13785

Title: Heart that can feel for another

First Line: Jack Steadfast and I were both messmates at sea


10th Ballad - Roud Number: 13810

Title: Plato's advice

First Line: Says Plato why should man be vain


11th Ballad - Roud Number: V5636

Title: The exciseman

First Line: To a village that skirted the sea


12th Ballad - Roud Number: 18858

Title: Birds of a feather

First Line: O life's a day's journey, to you I will say


13th Ballad - Roud Number: 348

Title: The sailor's bride

First Line: As William and Mary stray'd by the sea side


14th Ballad - Roud Number: V660

Title: If I had a donkey

First Line: If I had a donkey what would'nt go


15th Ballad - Roud Number: V7486

Title: Huntsmans chorus

First Line: What equals on earth, the delights [of] the hunstman


16th Ballad - Roud Number: V3350

Title: Jack's the lad

First Line: Our ship's in port, so here I be


17th Ballad - Roud Number: 6534

Title: Kitty of Colerain

First Line: As beautiful Kitty one morning was tripping


18th Ballad - Roud Number: 13891

Title: Adieu my native land

First Line: Adieu, my native land adieu


19th Ballad - Roud Number: 2672

Title: Poor little sweep

First Line: On a cold winter's morn as the snow was a falling


20th Ballad - Roud Number: V13755

Title: Mary's lament

First Line: My heart will not break, my eyes wil[l] not weep


21st Ballad - Roud Number: 1247

Title: Garland of love

First Line: How sweet are the flowers that grow on yon fountain

Authors:  Hook, Theodore Edward, 1788-1841

Notes:  Incomplete


Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41A6: Garden
48CC7522: One person playing string instrument (plucked) - CC - out of doors
48C7323: Lute, and special forms of lute, e.g.: theorbo



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