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Ballad - Roud Number: 438

Title: Polly Perkins

First Line: I am a broken hearted milkman in grief I'm arrayed

Performers:  Clifton, Harry, 1832-1872

Themes:  Rejected suitor


IconClass Codes:
44G25: Arrest (of criminal)
44D4: Official; civil servant; functionary (in general)
42A3: Mother and baby or young child
42B361: Inquiry into the paternity
44G22: Police

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