Broadside Ballads Online

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1st Ballad - Roud Number: 4621

Title: The days when I was hard-up

First Line: In the days when I was hard up

Themes:  Poverty

2nd Ballad - Roud Number: V2092

Title: The old hag and her money

First Line: You lads of the city give ear to my ditty

Themes:  MoneyMarriage - age difference

1st Illustration

IconClass Codes:
34B11: Dog
46A151: Beggar
31A4111: Blind, blindness
48CC7521: One person playing string instrument (bowed) - CC - out of doors

2nd Illustration

IconClass Codes:
31AA231: Standing figure - AA - female human figure
41D132: Fashionable woman, 'belle'

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