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1st Ballad - Roud Number: V6489

Title: The execution of Bernard Cangley, at the front of Cavan gaol, on the 4th of April, for the barbarous and inhuman murder of Peter Reilly, on the 22nd of January last

First Line: You tender-hearted Christians I pray you will draw near

Themes:  Murder - 19th centuryExecutions - 19th century


2nd Ballad

Title: The sorrowful lamentation on the 40,000 Christians massacreed [sic] in Damascus

First Line: Good Christians pay attention to what I now unfold

Tune: Village pride

Themes:  Turkish massacres


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45D313: Private soldier
45C16(RIFLE): Firearms: rifle
31A44411: Wild man, wodewose, woodehouse



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